Quick Protein Perk: Blueberry Avocado Hemp Shake


For a nutritious, antioxidant, fiber rich, healthy fatty acid morning jolt, try our great tasting shake.  It is filling and can get you through an action-packed morning.  Adding hemp to the smoothie gives you these benefits:

  • Protein (appox. 10 g in 3 tbps);
  • All 9 essential amino acids which are great vegan/vegetarian protein
  • High in magnesium, zinc, omega 6 and omega 3 fatty acids
IMG_2687Blueberry Avocado Hemp Shake
For PDF copy of recipe, Blueberry Avocado Hemp Shake
Makes about 4, 1 cup portions
Ingredients:
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 3 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 1 kiwi
  • 1 cup cold green tea
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 tbsp raw, unpasturized honey
Directions:
Blend all ingredients together.  Serve.
Variations: Use sweeter fruits like 1/2 cup pineapple, 1/2 banana, 1/2 apple.  Omit honey or substitute with a few drops of stevia to avoid the added sugar.
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