Smoothies are here to stay! They are a great when you’re on the go, easy to boost nutritional content and are pretty tasty, too. How do you maximize your smoothie to get the most out of it?
Here are our 3 tips to boost your smoothie, plus get 3 dairy-free smoothie recipes.
- Fiber: Try and keep the main ingredients of your smoothie fruits and vegetables which aren’t only packed with nutrients, but also packed with fiber! Try to stick with lower sugar fruits and lots of leafy greens. Other ways to up the fiber content of your smoothie; hemp seeds, oats, chia seeds.
- Protein: Adding good quality protein to your smoothie will ensure you stay fuller for longer. A plant-based protein powder such as brown rice, pea or hemp is the perfect addition!
- Fats: These are a major source of energy and will help keep your body satiated. We love adding in healthy fats such as avocado, coconut milk or cream, nut butters, chia seeds, flax and hemp seeds.