Blueberry-Hemp Smoothie

Maura Knowles - The Upside Blog by Vitacost.com

by | Updated: December 4th, 2016 | Read time: 1 minute

On the go with no time to stop and eat? You could drink your lunch, but are you getting enough nutrients to satisfy your needs? You certainly will with this smoothie! Hemp powder is blended together with almond milk and pumpkin seed butter for a silky-smooth shake with serious protein power. Add plump, sweet blueberries and a handful of leafy spinach, and you have a well-rounded, all-in one meal for breakfast, lunch or anytime you need a pick me up.

Blueberry-Hemp Smoothie

Blueberry-Hemp Smoothie

Ingredients

3/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
1 scoop hemp protein powder
1-2 Tbsp. unsweetened cacao powder
1-2 Tbsp. almond butter or pumpkin seed butter  
1/2 cup frozen spinach
1/4 cup frozen blueberries
Cinnamon, to taste
Optional: ice

Directions

Combine all ingredients in high-speed blender and blend until smooth.

Mo, the Morselist

Maura M. Knowles (Mo, the Morselist), a certified health coach and recipe developer, is the CEO-founder of Mac-n-Mo’s, a health and wellness company offering virtual coaching, courses, services and products. She created her paleo- and keto-friendly, no-sugar, low-sodium, gluten-free, grain free Morselicious Baking & Cooking Mix as a healthy alternative for her dad Mac (a diabetic) after he survived a quadruple bypass surgery. Maura is a professional actor-singer-filmmaker and educator. She writes a monthly blog and recently launched a YouTube channel.