Kiwi, Spinach and Chia Seed Smoothie

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This is a delicious green smoothie recipe that uses kiwi and chia seeds for fiber, antioxidants and omega 3’s. Talk about nutritious!

Benefits of Kiwi and Chia

Kiwi is an amazing fruit. A kiwi can help with digestion, boost your immune system, and help prevent blood from clotting.

Chia seeds are high in soluble and insoluble fiber, omega 3 and protein. The added wheat grass powder is very high in chlorophyll and spinach gives you a nice boost of essential vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients.

Top that all off with some delicious almond milk and bananas for a touch of sweetness and you’ve got a delicious superfood packed smoothie for breakfast or lunch!

For this recipe, maca powder is optional. It’s a very strong root that can have a positive impact on mood, energy and overall well being. It is a delicious and healthy alternative to caffeine. Keep in mind, you shouldn’t use more than 1 teaspoon of maca powder.

Ingredients for Green Smoothie Recipe

  • 1 1/2 cups almond milk, cold
  • 1 1/2 cups packed baby spinach leaves
  • 1 banana, cut into chunks and frozen
  • 1 ripe kiwi, peeled, cut into chunks
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons wheat grass powder
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon maca powder

Directions:

  1. Prepare all ingredients above.
  2. Soak your chia seeds in almond milk before adding anything else. This activates the enzymes in the chia and makes them more bio available to your body.
  3. Combine all ingredients in a high speed blender and blend for 30-45 seconds depending on what blender you have.
  4. Pour, serve and ENJOY!

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Hi! I am Nate (left with my girlfriend). After losing both of my parents to preventable disease, I turned to real, raw, nutritious foods as a way to prevent cancer and heart disease that runs in my family. I am on a mission to help others do the same. I believe that Green Smoothies are the easiest way to get the quality nutrition we need every day to feel more energy and to thrive!

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