You Will Definitely Love This Spirulina Smoothie! Check Out The Recipe
Kale or any other green have become the inevitable ingredients of smoothies. No surprise there, since its green color symbolizes health.
But, nowadays the whole attention is paid to this deeper blue-green color, seen on blue green algae. Spirulina, chlorella, and kelp belong to this group of algae.
People went crazy for the newest latte called Blue Majik, when they first tried it at Australia’s Matcha Mylkbar in Melbourne. It was very popular on Instagram too.
This algae carries an interesting historical background. It was used by the Aztecs in the fourteenth century in order to stimulate their energy.
Read below about its numerous nutritive values:
- Spirulina is rich in protein. In its structure there is up to 70% protein. The best thing is that the process of digestion goes fast and its utilization as well.
- Spirulina contains a full abundance of vitamin B, vitamin K, iodine, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, selenium, potassium, and zinc.
- Spirulina is great source of Gamma – linolenic acid (GLA). This fatty acid has been proven to prevent inflammation and also it is known as a protector DNA.
Try this energizing bomb when you come back from the gym.
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 2 minutes
Total time: 7 minutes
- 2 cups almond milk
- 1cup water
- 1tbsp spirulina blue green algae powder
- 1 scoop vanilla plant-based protein powder
- 1 cup blueberries
- Ice cubes
- Maple syrup to taste
- Mix all the ingredients in a high powered blender. Blend until you get your smooth structure.
- Add maple syrup for even better taste.
NUTRITION FACTS (PER SERVING)
- Calories per serving: 261
- Carbs per serving: 29 g
- Fiber per serving: 9 g
- Fat per serving: 15 g
- Protein: 7 g
- Sugar per serving: 17 g