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.
Making a smoothie is a blending process that makes use of the entire fruit and/or vegetable, skin and pulp included. Smoothies are an excellent way to get all the essential nutrients your body needs. You do not need to replace any of your meals with a smoothie to reap its benefits. You just need to be smart about your choice of ingredients. The health benefits of smoothies range from weight loss, improved digestion and immunity to healthier skin, nails and overall glow.
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.
Who doesn’t love a tasty, nourishing, high protein smoothie when the weather is warm, and you want to keep it light? Sifting through the number of choices when it comes to protein powders can be pretty overwhelming and even scary. Whether you are following a plant-based or Paleo diet or seeking weight loss, there is a protein type for you. Here’s the scoop on some of the best protein powder types to help you make your decision.