Peggy K’s Brain Power Smoothie

Serves 1

1 Minute Prep Time

By Peggy Kotsolopous, RHN on November 3, 2014 , categorized in Breakfast, Smoothies, Snacks

power smoothie

When I have been feeling sluggish and foggy, I reach for this smoothie. It’s loaded with antioxidants to help manage inflammation. It starts with a base of antioxidant-rich berries: blackberries and blueberries. Then I add fresh turmeric—a root veggie that belongs to the ginger family, but most of us know it best in its powdered form as a bright yellow spice. Its active flavonoid, curcumin, is a powerful antioxidant. Finally I add kale, banana, almond milk and Vega One, my go-to nutrient dense smoothie additions. Here’s to better brain power!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup blueberries, frozen
  • 1/2 cup blackberries, frozen
  • 1 whole banana
  • 1 cup kale
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 serving French Vanilla Vega One™ Nutritional Shake
  • 1/2 cup water

Preparation

  1. Blend, sip, enjoy!

Peggy Kotsolopous, RHN

Peggy Kotsopoulos is a freelance writer and regular contributor to Vega’s Expert Panel. As a registered holistic nutritionist and health educator, her mission is to help people achieve long-term health and vitality with what you eat. With her frequent media appearances and lectures, she travels across North America inspiring others to live their most vibrant life.

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