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Green Smoothie with Spirulina and Collagen

Prep a Green Protein Smoothie to start the day strong.

Ingredients

Why Spirulina?

  • Spirulina strengthens the immune system.
  • It is excellent for eye health.
  • Spirulina has Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), a very powerful anti-inflammatory agent.
  • Contains chlorophyll, great for helping the body detox.
Hawaiian Spirulina

Additional Health Benefits of Spirulina

Spirulina is very high in bio-available iron, making it beneficial to those with anemia or pregnancy, with reduced risk of constipation
• Spirulina is a good source of vitamins B-1(thiamine), B-2 (riboflavin), B-3(nicotinamide), B-6 (pyridoxine), B-9 (folic acid), B-12 (cobalamin), vitamin E, and vitamin K1 and K2
• It is also a source of potassium, chromium, copper, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, selenium, and zinc
• It has four times the antioxidant ability of blueberries
• Spirulina is a good source of protein: gram per gram more so than beef, poultry, fish, and soybeans.

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Add 1-2 Scoops Collagen Hydrolysate

Blender

I have a VitaMix Blender. It is a powerful blender that easily mixes carrots, celery, seeds and nuts. If your blender can’t handle these veggies, adjust the recipe using what you can. You can make a triple serving in a big blender, portion it out and freeze for another day.

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