Get A Self Care Smoothie
As yogis, we are constantly and happily helping others break through their barriers
on and off the mat. Whether you’re a parent helping your child memorize the
multiplication table or a devoted employee helping your company rise above
expectations and soar to new heights of success, you, my friend, are an invaluable
In order to serve, we need a little loving self-care for our own bodies and soul. I believe smoothies are a great way to flood the body with nutrients. Smoothies are considered pre-digested so your body doesn’t have to work hard at breaking down the foods allowing more energy for detoxing and revitalizing.
Try my strong immune-boosting smoothie for a lift in your energy and spirit.
1 to 1 1/2 cups non-dairy milk or water
¼ cup blueberries
½ frozen banana
1 scoop powdered chocolate protein
1 teaspoons coconut oil
1 tablespoon raw cacao powder or cacao nibs
1 teaspoon bee pollen
Dash of cayenne
Blend all the ingredients together in a high-speed blender and enjoy.
Note: smoothies can be sweetened with 1 tablespoon of honey or coconut sugar or
opt for a no sugar sweetener such as stevia. I suggest 2-3 drops of stevia per
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Illustration by Sharon Watts.