I’m a huge fan of smoothies. They can act as a great meal replacement, help us improve our antioxidant status, reduce symptoms of chronic health issues and more. Here are some of my favorite benefits:
So over the years I’ve designed a pretty good template for smoothies. It’s simple, quick, can work with fresh or frozen fruit and the veggies and fruit can be interchanged with so many variations! Let me show you how it’s made!
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Here’s how we put this together:
You’ll notice that in the video, I’ve also included something extra, a resistant starch powder that is great food for good gut bacteria (and helps long term with your insulin resistance and PCOS). The one I use is called Paleo Fiber RS, you can find it here, but any prebiotic powder would also be great here. I also like to add chia seeds, flax or other sources of fiber from time to time.
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My favorite way to make this is with blueberries and spinach but I also love any kind of berry. You can use other kinds of fruit, but I do recommend you stick to the lower glycemic variety to avoid potential blood sugar spikes. Things like banana and pineapple can be a little hard on your sugars so you’ll want to keep any portions smaller.
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I hope you enjoy all the fun smoothies you make!