I really wanted to design a smoothie recipe that will allow me to take advantage of all the great fall flavors and nutrition. Some of the things that come to mind – sweet potato, pumpkin, apples, ginger, and cinnamon. Very warm flavors that are also guaranteed to provide me with a lot of fall nutrition. Make use of this recipe to try out some sunflower seed butter and see if you like it.
A combination of flaxseeds, coconut oil, and maca powder has been known to provide great assistance to your body to rebalance your hormones especially as you manage your menopause symptoms. Flaxseeds contain compounds called lignans, which have been shown to help your body regulate the levels of estrogen in your body. Maca powder is not only great for regulating your thyroid; they are also great hormones balancers.
As a food advocate and functional nutritionist, I like to start my day with a power smoothie that is packed with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and super foods! The added nutrient-dense ingredients such as fruit, veggies, yogurt, fiber and good fats are all necessary for good nutrition