7 Shakes that are PACKED with nutrition

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Want to get the most out of your smoothies? Food is medicine and smoothies are the perfect opportunity to pack in tons of nutrition!

1. Gut healing blueberry shake

This shake is packed with healthy gut-promoting nutrients like blueberries, probiotics form yogurt, prebiotics from banana, and chia or flax seeds which pack a punch of omega-3's for fighting inflammation.

-1/2 cup frozen organic blueberries
-1/2 banana
-1 cup unsweetened nondairy milk
-1 tsp cinnamon
-1/2 scoop NM vanilla protein powder
-1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
-1 tbsp chia or flax seeds

 

 

2. Inflammation Fighter

Inflammation is the root cause of all disease. Coconut milk's medium chain fatty acids can help reduce inflammation, and turmeric is especially beneficial for fighting inflammation. Cinnamon helps regulate blood sugar and fight inflammation.

-cup of light coconut milk
-1 scoop NM vanilla protein
-1 tbsp almond butter
-1 frozen banana
-2 tsp ground turmeric
-pinch black pepper (to activate turmeric)
-pinch of ground cinnamon

 

3. Bone strengthening

This shake is packed with bone-strengthening nutrients. Nut milk is fortified with calcium and vitamin D which are the dynamic duo for maintaining healthy bones. Kale and chia seeds pack in some additional calcium as well as tons of micronutrients!

-1  cup unsweetened almond or cashew milk
-big handful of kale
-1/2 frozen banana
-1 scoop NM Vanilla Protein
-1-2 tbsp chia seeds

 

4. Stomach Soother

When you stomach is upset for whatever reason, the last thing you feel like is eating. Banana is known for soothing stomach cramping and fighting bloat, paired with ginger which not only reduces nausea, but relieves other bodily aches and fights disease. NM Cleanse will give you the punch of greens you might be lacking today due to not wanting to eat as much.

-1 cup unsweetened nondairy milk
-1 tsp ground ginger
-1 scoop NM Cleanse
-1 scoop NM Vanilla Protein
-1 banana
-ice if needed

 

5. Post-Workout Refuel

Two things your tired muscles need after a hard workout sesh: protein and carbohydrates. NM Protein gives you a fast 26g of complete protein to refuel your muscles, and strawberries make an excellent carbohydrate source since they contain the sugars your body needs to refuel, but also fiber to stabilize blood sugars. Oats pack in more good quality carbs, and your handful of greens gives you a ton of micronutrients! Perfect post-workout meal replacement shake!

-1 cup strawberries
-handful of greens (spinach, kale)
-1 cup unsweetened nondairy milk
-1 scoop NM Vanilla or Chocolate
-1/4 cup rolled oats

6. Glowing Skin Smoothie

People put avocado on their face in an attempt to get glowing skin, so why not put it in your smoothie? Avocados are rich in fatty acids, antioxidants, and vitamins that do wonders for your complexion. Another skin boosting superfood is cucumber and banana. This shake is also super hydrating which is amazing for skin health!

-1 cup unsweetened almond or cashew milk
-1/2 banana
-1/2 avocado
-1/2 cucumber
-1 scoop NM Vanilla Protein
-ice if needed

7. Anti-aging shake

Turn back the clock with this age fighting nutrient packed smoothie! NM Vitality has all the age fighting superfoods in one convenient scoop, paired with berries packing even more antioxidants, and complexion boosting avocado!

-1 scoop NM Vanilla or Chocolate
-1 scoop NM Vitality
-1  cup unsweetened milk of choice
-1/2 cup mixed berries
-handful of spinach
-1/4 avocado