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Super Smoothie for Champions!

By May 5, 2014Recipes

Blend Together:

» 1 cup of milk OR soy milk OR nut milk*
» 1 Tbsp of Lecithin
» 1 Tbsp of flaxseed oil (cold pressed)
» 1 Tsp slippery elm powder
» ¼ Tsp brewer’s yeast
» Handful of nuts/seeds OR LSA mix (linseeds, sunflower seeds and almonds)
» Fruit – banana OR fresh/frozen berries, mango
» 1 tsp organic honey
» 1 Tbsp acai berry powder OR chia seeds Optional
» Whey protein powder Optional

* To make nut milk simply combine 1/3 cup of any nut/seed and blend with 2 glasses of water.

What makes this smoothie a super smoothie?

  1. Lecithin – is needed to build the neurotransmitter acetylcholine which improves your memory and is great for the repair of the nervous system. Lecithin is also known for its cholesterol-lowering abilities and in preventing fatty liver.
  2. Flaxseeds – Rich in omega 3 therefore helps burn fat, reduces inflammation, increase energy, decrease cholesterol and stabilises insulin levels!
  3. Slippery elm – high in fibre and helps soothe the gastrointestinal tract. Also relieves constipation.
  4. Brewer’s yeast – broad spectrum B vitamins, great for energy!
  5. Nuts/Seeds – good fats, fiber and vitamin/minerals
  6. Organic honey – great for the immune system and packed with goodness!
  7. Acai berry – fabulous antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. Great for an energy boost!
  8. Chia seeds – high in omega 3, fibre, antioxidants, vitamins/minerals
  9. Whey protein – muscle building and energy!

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