Kickin’ Good Green Smoothy!

Green smoothy glassModified

Oh yah, this IS good!  I was in need of a quick pick me up this afternoon.

Clients started at 6am, tucked in workout for myself before my morning double expresso then back for emails and study.  I’ve been a tad sluggish this week with the cold weather and generally needed some ‘time out’ from food. So on waking this morning I made a decision to fast until such time as I really needed something.

Here’s the recipe ingredients, all of which went straight into the blender.
It made a good sized glass with a small refill.

200ml cold filtered water
1/2 cup frozen blueberries
1 small red chilli (I keep a stash in the freezer, so I’ve always got some!)
large bunch of fresh spinach leaves (approx 2 cups)
scoop of vanilia protein powder (ISO)
2 tsp ground flax/linseed
1 tsp ground cinnamon

Blitz until smooth, add ice or a little extra water if required. It’s got a nice little burn as it goes down 🙂 The sweetness from the berries and protein powder is more than sufficient without the need to add banana, dates or any other form of sweetener.

Hope you enjoy!

Green smoothy top viewModified

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