Don't be tempted to eat all the Christmas cookies lying around the house this year. Instead of snacking or boredom-eating, try opting for a healthy smoothie that satisfies your craving and will keep you full all night long. If you want the taste of Christmas cheer but still want a quick and nutritious meal, look no further than this recipe!
Ho Ho Holiday Smoothie Recipe
1 cup spinach
1 cup Milk/Alternative (cashew/almond milk)
1 heaping tbsp ground flax seed
1 heaping tbsp ground pumpkin seed
1 scoop vanilla protein powder (be sure to make sure your protein powder isn't high in sugar!)
1 heaping tbsp cocoa powder
1 tbsp spirulina powder (for protein, minerals, and COLOR)
3-4 drops of peppermint oil
Add all ingredients to a blender
Top it off with water if you need more liquid
Blend it up and enjoy!!
This provides you with protein, greens, fiber, and fat, as well as cheery, minty-fresh bliss! Morning dessert can be healthy after all, huzzah!