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Blueberry Smoothie (Hemp Protein Powder)

Blueberry Smoothie (Hemp Protein Powder)

Protein is an essential nutrient which serves basic bodily functions, helps build new cells, and is responsible for making neurotransmitters—the internal messaging service used to transmit signals around the body. Hemp is one of the most complete proteins in the plant food kingdom. Not only does it contain all 21 known amino acids, but it also includes nine of which humans are unable to produce on their own. As a healthy protein source that is also high in fiber, hemp protein powder can be used in a variety of ways, including a smoothie blend.  Ingredients - mix in a blender:...

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Orange Wheatgrass Smoothie

Orange Wheatgrass Smoothie

Prepared from freshly sprouted leaves of the common wheat plant, Triticum aestivum, wheatgrass is extremely high in nutrients and antioxidants. Either grown and prepared at home or purchased in juice, powder or supplement form, this ingredient is easy to implement into your diet. Not only can it help reduce cholesterol, kill cancer cells, and alleviate inflammation, it can also aid in blood sugar regulation, which can help prevent serious consequences of high blood sugar like nerve damage, skin infections, and vision problems.  Ingredients - mix in a blender:  ¼ cup coconut water  ½ unsewered almond milk  ¼ tsp wheatgrass powder...

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Kale Smoothie Bowl

Kale Smoothie Bowl

If you’re looking to boost your nutrient intake, kale has it all. Named one of the most nutrient-dense foods in the world, kale is loaded with powerful antioxidants such as beta-carotene—an antioxidant that the body can transform into vitamin A—provides a good source of minerals that people often don’t consume enough of, and is one of the best sources of vitamin K. Moreover, frequent consumption of this nutrient powerhouse can help lower cholesterol levels and may reduce the risk of heart disease.  Ingredients - mix in a blender: Kiwi x 2  Banana x 1 (frozen)  1.5 cup Soy milk  / Almond...

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Super Berry Acai Smoothie Bowl

Super Berry Acai Smoothie Bowl

Acai (pronounced ah-sigh-ee) comes from the acai berry native to Brazil. Flavour-wise, it tastes like a rich combination of blackberries and dark chocolate??,and nutrition-wise, it is a powerhouse. Packed with antioxidants, it can help prevent signs of anti-aging and keep your skin looking youthful and healthy. Additionally, it is a great source of essential amino acids and omega fatty acids. Consuming this powerful food source in the form of a smoothie or smoothie bowl is a delicious and refreshing way to meet your daily essential vitamin intake! Ingredients - mix in a blender:  - 2 cup frozen berry mix (any...

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