If you are feeling a bit under the weather after the silly season, try this smoothie to help kick-start your health for 2014.
Bananas are rich in vitamin B6 which is helpful for nausea
Eggs provide healthy fats and protein to help regulate blood sugar in partnership with cinnamon
Ccacao (raw) or cocoa (roasted/more processed) provide magnesium and a good pick me up with its mildly stimulating properties
Coconut water is rich in electrolytes for rehydration.
Reproduced from my guest post at www.spiritstate.com.au
Mint is one of my fave greens for green smoothies, its a low oxalate green and tastes sensational, especially with chocolate!
2 cups of water (or coconut water for absolute decadence!)
1-2 Tbs of raw cacao
2 handfuls of mint
optional - add 1-2 drops of pure peppermint essential oil
Mint is a good source of Niacin, Phosphorus and Zinc, and a very good source of Dietary Fibre, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Riboflavin, Folate, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Copper and Manganese.
For more about mint visit my post on green smoothie community devoted to this humble herb!
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