Smoothies featuring maca

Adrenal Support Smoothie

Are you often tired for no reason, feel stressed out and run down, have trouble getting up in the morning, or need caffeine, sugary or salty snacks to keep going? These are all symptoms or indications of adrenal fatigue, which you may be suffering from if you answered “yes” to one or more of these questions.

There are a number of lifestyle changes you can make to overcome adrenal fatigue, starting with the regular consumption of healthy smoothies containing ingredients known to support the adrenals.

Below I’ve listed the top smoothie ingredients that nourish the adrenals, most of which are adaptogens.

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Goji-Cacao-Maca Superfood Smoothie

Goji Cacao Maca Superfood SmoothieI love fruit and green smoothies as much as the next person, but superfood smoothies are by far my favorite. A smoothie for breakfast full of real superfoods never fails to put me a good mood, with plenty of energy, and a positive, up-beat attitude for the entire day.

Superfood smoothies ensure I have the best day ever :)

This smoothie features three of my all-time favorite superfoods, goji berries, cacao (raw chocolate), and maca. Almond/Coconut milk, frozen blueberries, banana, Sun Warrior chocolate protein, and a dash of sea salt round out this nutrient dense recipe. So, what’s so special about each of these superfoods?

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Avocado Smoothie Recipes

Avocado SmoothieFor smoothie recipes featuring the awesomeness of avocado, an ideal ingredient for creamy, delicious, and nutritious smoothies, look no further.

Most of the popular diets of the day (vegan, vegetarian, paleo, etc) openly embrace avocados. Their flavor, richness, versatility, and numerous health benefits put them squarely at the front of the class. Read on for the low down on why avocados are such a health supportive food, or skip ahead for three avocado smoothie recipes.

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What is Maca and why should I put it in my Smoothie?

Maca Root Powder - Andean SuperfoodSpend any time learning about how to get healthy, increase your stamina, boost your energy or strengthen your immune system, and you’re bound to come across thousands of rave reviews about “Maca”. Maca has been highly regarded for centuries as a miracle food so it’s no surprise it has become a recent addition to the “must have” nutrient list for smoothies.

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Maca Superfood Smoothie Recipe

Maca Superfood Smoothie RecipeIn previous smoothie recipes I’ve suggested using maca as an additional (add-on) ingredient to boost the nutrition of your smoothie, but haven’t given it the full attention it deserves until now. This is one of my favorite superfoods for a number of reasons.

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