Food for thought 2 very good smoothies

by Taniah Holmes
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When we think about smoothie we generally like to think about the basics in smoothies , which is totally fine but have you ever thought about the different types of smoothies that can be made to empower the body. Below is two types of smoothies that can be used to reach center objectives with the body we have Brain and Cardio smoothies take a look .

A brain smoothie can be very beneficial for the brain without our brains we can not functions so it is important to fuel our brain the best way we can . Below is a Brain smoothie recipe .

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Brain Smoothie

  • Makes 1 serving (about 12 ounces)
  • Ingredients
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup Concord grapes
  • 1 cup dark leafy greens (e.g., arugula, collard, kale, spinach, etc.)
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (varieties such as pique, coratina, koroneiki, etc.)
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon turmeric, ground
  • 1 medium orange, peeled (optional)

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into a high-powered blender. Pulse blender a few times, then blend until desired consistency is reached

Cardio is a great weight to lose weight so why no incorporate a smoothie that can help benefit those effects of cardio below you will find a smoothie to help with cardio.

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Cardio Smoothie

  • Makes 1 serving (about 12 ounces)
  • Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons whey powder
  • 1 cup green tea
  • 1/2 cup blueberries (or 1 tablespoon blueberry seed nutritional powder)
  • 1/2 cup raspberries (or 1 tablespoon red raspberry nutritional powder)
  • 4 tablespoons pomegranate juice (or 1/2 cup fresh seeds)
  • 1/2 cup watermelon
  • 1/2 small beet, cubed (or 2-3 ounces beet juice, or 1 tablespoon beet nutritional powder)
  • 1-2 collard green leaves
  • Water, for taste and texture
  • Optional additions: kale, onion, cranberry, unsweetened cocoa
  • powder, or grape seed powder (1 tablespoon )
  1. Place all ingredients into a high-powered blender. Pulse
    blender a few times, then blend until desired consistency is reached .

Information used from https://www.ifm.org/news-insights/?pg=4&type=insights

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