March 3, 2010

Healthy Mama: Magically Delicious

For this week's Healthy Mama post I thought I would share the smoothie recipe that I make every day. This is an excellent way to work in some fruit & veggies into your day...especially when chasing around after baby doesn't leave much time to prepare a proper meal. I have one of these every day after my morning workout and it is so rejuvinating! Here's what you'll need:

If you don't own a magic bullet - you really should think about getting one. This little beast is very affordable (around $30) and it is super functional! I use not only to make my smoothies, but I puree all of Chloe's foods in it, soups, crush nuts...the list goes on & on!
1. 1 cup Spinach (can be frozen or fresh)
2. 1/2 cup OJ (fresh is best)
3. 1 cup Almond Milk (or Silk Soy)
4. 1 tbsp Omega 3 oil (can be fish or flax) I use Nutra Sea but Udo's is also a good choice.
5. 1 scoop Whey Protein powder (find one without extra fillers/sugars)
6. 1 cup Frozen fruit/berries

I put the frozen items in first to make sure they blend up nicely. I like my shakes to be really thick so that I can enjoy it longer. Usually, I'll make it before going to the gym and put it in a stainless bottle so it keeps it's thickness. The great thing is you can be really creative and experiment with different fruits & flavours all while getting a great dose of nutrients!
Enjoy!

16 comments:

Francis said...

Im gonna have to try this, specially since Im horrible at eating my daily fruits and veggies.. Thanks for sharing!

Loring said...

Too Funny Miss Ange...That's my morning go-to as well!! I throw pumpkin in there too sometimes (yumm!) and a banana though. I even got Steve to drink them (swamp sludge he calls it)...

~ Kelly Ann ♥ said...

I need to get a magic bullet ASAP--- I have saved your recipe- Thxs for posting!!!

Have a great day!

Kelly Ann

Simply Mel said...

Glad I came across your blog...healthy mama's need to stick together! Nothing more satisfying than feeling great and eating properly is such a big part of that equation!

Averie (LoveVeggiesAndYoga) said...

great looking smooothie and the thumbnail of your nursery is just beautiful! that's what really catches my eye :)
resin bag you asked me about just now...not sure what you mean? a bag to make nut milks in? that are like 9.99? They're fine but i am thining you mean something else...comment back on my bloggie with more info if you want a better answer just b/c i am totally stumped as to which product you mean?! sorry hon!

Cassie said...

Wow! This sounds interesting. I think I'll try it. Thanks for the recipe!

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