Hip hip for smoothies! A good superfood smoothie is one of my favorite breakfast recipes when the weather gets warmer. Not only does this green superfood smoothie recipe taste good, it is a great way to sneak in some extra veggies! Starting out your day with a healthy vegan recipe like this is the best thing you can do for your health. This recipe is packed with nutrient-dense ingredients keeping you energized and healthy.
Here’s a little break down of this superfood smoothie benefits:
Spirulina: Contains tons of vitamins, iron, and protein. You can check out this recipe for spirulina too!
Watercress: Did you know scientists named this the healthiest veggie out there? It has immunity boosting and cancer preventative powers. Add this to your smoothie to give it a healthy kick
Spinach: By now we know spinach is a healthy green. It’s loaded with vitamin A and K along with calcium, zinc, and protein
Coconut water: Contains enzymes that boost metabolism
Mango: Another cancer preventative food and is great for skin
Avocado: Great source of heart healthy fat!
During the week I don’t have time to make breakfast so my go-to’s are usually overnight oats or smoothies. This week has been especially sunny and it’s beginning to feel like Spring is making her appearance. I love smoothies as a snack or breakfast in the warmer months because they are so refreshing and make me feel great.
Tip: Make this drink the night before and take it with you for a breakfast on the go!
What is a superfood smoothie?
Superfood smoothie just means it contains ingredients that are optimal for your health! If you’re craving more superfood smoothie ideas, here are some ideas that might strike some creativity! Healthy eating does not have to be a chore and getting your vegetables in with a delicious smoothie is painless!
- Some of my personal favorite protein powders are Vega All in One , or Sunwarrior Warrior Blend. Both really good and do not taste chalky whatsoever!
- Spirulina can be found in both health food stores or online
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Green Mango Superfood SmoothiePrint Recipe Pin Recipe
- 1 17.5 ounce can coconut water
- 1 avocado
- 3 heaping handfuls of spinach (about 3 cups)
- 2 scoops vegan vanilla protein powder (I recommend Vega or Warrior Blend)
- 1 teaspoon spirulina
- 1/2 cup watercress
- 1 cup frozen mango
- Pour coconut water into blender
- Cut avocado and remove pit. Scoop insides and add to blender
- Add remaining ingredients to blender and blend until smooth
- Pour into glasses and enjoy!
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Related: Superfood Spirulina Acai Bowls