Calming Green Protein Smoothie

If you’re looking for a “go to” smoothie to make every morning – this is it! This smoothie is high in plant based protein and fiber and also contains calming turmeric. The cardamom adds delicious and fragrant flavor while the ginger adds a little kick. You can sneak in a serving of spinach as well as 18 grams of protein with this delicious smoothie. It’s filling and won’t make you crash later because there’s no refined sugar in it. I use protein powder from Livwell Nutrition because it’s plant based and raw. I like to have non-soy protein options and prefer this protein powder because it’s soy free and minimally processed. I’m also a fan of Vega protein powder which is easily found at stores like Whole Foods and Target. LivWell Nutrition protein powder can be found here – you can use the code “EPICUREAN” to get a 10% discount.


Calming Green Protein Smoothie

  • Servings: 1
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 cup frozen sliced bananas
  • 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 scoop vegan vanilla protein powder (such as LivWell Nutrition brand)
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1/4 tsp ginger powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbs raw shredded coconut (optional for topping)

Directions


Place all ingredients in a high powered blender and blend until smooth. Top with shredded coconut and serve cold.

Nutrition Information:

  • Approximate calories per serving: 206 cal
  • Approximate protein per serving: 18g
  • Approximate fiber per serving: 6g
  • Approximate fat per serving: 7g
  • Approximate carbs per serving: 24g

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4 thoughts on “Calming Green Protein Smoothie

  1. Oh I love cardamom! I haven’t tried that in one of my smoothies before, strangely. I bake with it all the time though! It’s by far my most FAVORITE spice!

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