My Fuel-Proof Green Smoothie

If you have been following my Ig stories (@starla_shines) for a while you would know that I am a huge green smoothie drinker and advocate. I like adding green smoothies to my diet because I get easily digestible nutrients and calories via a drink, I can add vegetables to them without cooking, I get needed calories, and they are a super quick to put together in the AM before work or right after workouts. 

Over the years my smoothies have changed from being all fruit-based to now having vegetables, healthy fats, protein, and superfoods. It's become a really great way to FUEL myself the day or RE-FUEL after intense runs and workouts. I like to also keep my smoothies as simple as possible but still able to get what I need: veggies, protein, and that they're tasty.

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Here is my Fuel Proof Green Smoothie recipe(serves 2): 

  • 2 handfuls spinach or kale
  • 1 cup frozen cauliflower
  • 1 frozen or fresh Banana
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • ice cubes

extras: 

  • 2 tbsp chia seed or flax seed
  • 1 -2 scoops of protein powder (2 if I am sharing)- I generally use a Vega Product Powder
  • super food powder ( like Amazing Grass , Garden Life Perfect Food, etc)
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Directions: 

  1. Blend ingredients above and add 4-6 ice cubes to thicken.
  2. You may have to blend for a while and pulse. If you feel you need more water add an extra 1/2 cup.
  3. Serve chilled. This will hold overnight as well if you make it before bed and store in fridge!

Hope you guys enjoy this smoothie! Have a great weekend!

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Let's Shine,

Starla