Build your perfect smoothie   I am always  asked by my clients about what to put in a smoothie to make it delicious AND healthy. Here are some options for endless delicious mix and match smoothies. Feel adventurous and try out new things too. Chose 1 or 2 of each. Base 1-2 cups
  • Nut milk (almond, coconut, hemp)
  • Raw coconut water
  • Add more water if more liquid texture is preferred
  Protein 1 serving (20-30 grams of protein) sugar free, vegetable based protein powder (pea protein or hemp protein) or Hydro beef protein powder   Fruit/Vegetable 1-2 pieces or 1/2 cup, fresh or frozen (less if sugar, weight or blood sugar are an issue)
  • Bananas
  • Mango
  • Blueberries or other berries
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Carrots
  • Red Beets
  Leafy Greens 1 cup
  • Spinach
  • Swiss chard
  • Kale
  • Romaine lettuce
  • Collards
  Boosters 1 or more, always include 1 source of fat 1-2 TBS
  • Chia seeds
  • Maca powder
  • Spirulina
  • Coconut, hemp or flax seed oil
  • Ground flax seeds
  • Ginger
  • ¼ avocado
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 5 drops of stevia
  • 1-2 dates
  Blend and enjoy   Please share with us your favorite smoothie recipe in the comments section.   By: Andrea Caprio, CTNC, CCWC Wellness Methods   Wellness Methods offers tailor-made Corporate Wellness programs, Health and Nutrition Coaching for busy people