One of the best superfoods you can add to a smoothie is spirulina. This blue-green algae is an amazing plant-based protein with B vitamins, calcium and chlorophyll. When you combine it with frozen peas, another great source of protein and also fiber, you get a green smoothie that will keep you full until lunch.
- ½ cup coconut water
- ½ cup (frozen or fresh) pineapple
- ¼ cup frozen peas
- 1 cucumber, chopped
- 1 teaspoon spirulina
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 handful mint
- Optional: 1/2 scoop protein powder, 1 teaspoon honey or teaspoon stevia (for sweetness)
Toppings: shredded coconut, chia seeds, hemp seeds, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, banana
- Place all the ingredients into a high speed blender and blend well.
- Add smoothie mixture to a bowl and top with your desired toppings.
Prep time: 10 minutes
- Nutrition per serving:
Yields and nutritional information are estimated and will vary depending on produce size and equipment used.