Well, I promised last week that I'd make a blog post on the ingredients that I used in order to make it. Unfortunately, the smoothie was SO GOOD, that I forgot to take any pictures, aka evidence of the smoothie I made!
I guess that’s what happens when you're super hungry and just finish it in 5 seconds.
So, this morning I got around to finally documenting and I’m ready to share this recipe.
I more often than not hold off eating a large amount of food before noon. I usually don’t have a big appetite before then, but on the days I’m really hungry in the morning, I definitely listen to my body and give it what it wants.
However, on most days, I either have this smoothie, or I just have a little bit of fruit with lemon water.
I find it’s always nice to eat or drink something that is detoxing in the morning to start my day with energy, free of sluggishness that solid food sometimes gives me.
The ingredients to this smoothie are pretty simple. Here’s a screenshot below.
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- 1 to 2 cups of unsweetened almond milk (depending on our liquidy or thick you prefer your smoothies. I like mine to be on the runnier side)
- 1 banana
- 1 full teaspoon of matcha
-> Tip: whisk the matcha before hand to get any clumps out since its a powder. This method will also enhance the flavour of the matcha in the smoothie.
- 2 full teaspoons of chia seeds
- 2 full teaspoons of flaxseeds
- 1/4 to 1/2 of a dropper of CBD
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