Looking for some smoothie inspiration to increase your plant intake, curb your sweet tooth, fill you up, and cool you off? This recipe is loaded with a variety of plants, tastes delicious and can be easily manipulated depending on the ingredients you have on hand.
1/2 a frozen banana
5-6 frozen dark cherries (can substitute any berry)
1 handful of frozen spinach (can use cauliflower, butternut squash or kombucha squash as well)
1 TBSP cacao powder
1 date (pitted and let it sit in boiled water for about 5 minutes while you prepare your other ingredients so it blends well)
1 scoop spirulina
1 TBSP collagen
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp maca powder
1 TBSP flax seeds, hemp hearts or chia seeds
4 oz of unsweetened almond or hemp milk
4 oz of water
Super food toppings of your choice (cacao nibs, cinnamon, goji berries, mulberries, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, chopped nuts, coconut flakes)
OPTIONAL: 1 TBSP of unsweetened coconut yogurt on top
Put all ingredients in your blender starting with the liquid but leaving off your super food toppings and optional coconut yogurt.
Blend for about 45 seconds until smooth.
Pour into a large glass or mason jar and top to your taste!
Count your plants and enjoy!