Strawberry-Banana and Maca Smoothie

Strawberry Banana and Maca Smoothie | The Healthy Family and Home

Today I have for you this Strawberry Banana and Maca Smoothie which is a nice change from green smoothies.

Other than a banana, I normally don’t put fruit in my smoothies.

I don’t really like my smoothies very sweet, but I had a bag of frozen organic strawberries in my freezer so I decided to add them with the banana to make this new smoothie.

This is the first time I made a smoothie using homemade almond milk I made with my Vitamix.

I had to leave my beloved boxed coconut milk behind that I used to use because it’s highly processed and contains more ingredients that just organic coconut.

The almond milk was really good, but you could also use Homemade Coconut Milk if you prefer.

I like to add hemp oil to our smoothies because it has an ideal balance of Omega-3 to Omega 6 ratio which is 3:1.

And hemp oil, unlike flax has Super Omega-3 (SDA) and Super Omega-6 (GLA) which can help to metabolize fat.

It has a good blend of nutrients and is a nice change from a green smoothie!

Want more healthy smoothie recipes?  Check out my Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie, Banana Mango Superfood Smoothie, Acai Berry and Banana Immunity Smoothie or my Clean Eating eCookbook with an entire chapter of 20 healthy, clean eating smoothies you will love!

 

 

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5 Fast Facts About Almonds (Almond Milk):*

  • regulates cholesterol
  • regulates blood pressure
  • high in antioxidants
  • loaded with protein, calcium and fiber
  • reduces the risk of heart disease

5 Fast Facts About Bananas:*

  •  high levels of tryptophan which helps combat depression
  • aids in weight loss
  • strengthens the immune system
  • high in fiber
  • helps to lower blood pressure

5 Fast Facts About Strawberries:*

  • loaded with antioxidants
  • contains anti-inflammatory benefits
  • contains 21% manganese
  • helps fight cancer
  • excellent source of vitamin c

5 Fast Facts About Maca Powder:*

  • increases libido, energy and stamina
  • beneficial to the circulatory system
  • can regulate hormonal imbalances
  • acts as an anti-carcinogen and antioxidant
  • enhances memory, learning and mental ability

5 Fast Facts About Raw Meal Replacement:*

  • contains 34 g of raw, vegan protein
  • contains 13 raw organic sprouts
  • contains 4 organic cereal grass juices
  • contains 5 raw organic fruits
  • contains spirulina and chlorella

5 Fast Facts About Hemp Oil:*

  • 7 g of omega-6 LA
  • 2.5 g of omega-3 ALA
  • 2 g of omega-9
  • 500 mg omega-6 GLA
  • 250 mg omega-3 SDA

 

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Tip #1:  If you like your smoothies a little thicker and frosty, you can add 6 – 7 ice cubes.

Tip #2:  I garnished the top of the smoothie with Spirulina Crunchies to give it extra superfood benefits.

 

Strawberry Banana and Maca Smoothie (Vegan, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Paleo-Friendly, No Refined Sugars)

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup homemade almond milk
  • 1 cup organic strawberries
  • 1/2 organic banana
  • 4 tablespoons vanilla protein powder (your favorite brand)
  • 1 tablespoon organic maca powder

Optional

  • 1 tablespoon organic Hemp Oil
  • 2 teaspoons organic Spirulina Crunchies

Directions

Step 1 Put all ingredients in a Vitamix or blender and blend until well combined.

Optional: Garnish with Spirulina Crunchies.

Enjoy!

Note

This recipe will make (1) large smoothie.

 

 

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    • Karielyn says

      Hi Zosia! Sorry about that! For this particular smoothie, it should make (1) large smoothie.

      Thanks for the question and I hope you enjoy it ;)

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