Start your morning off right with a taste of summer! Our Tropical Green Protein Smoothie is filled with fresh seasonal fruits, healthy fats, and satiating protein that is sure to keep you full until lunch. One ingredient that makes this smoothie so delicious are hemp hearts, which are rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber. They also contain 10 grams of protein and 10 grams of omegas per 30 gram serving (3 tablespoons), which will keep you feeling fuller longer! So go ahead and try out this delightfully refreshing smoothie–it’s one that is sure to brighten your day and make you feel fantastic all morning long.
Tropical Green Protein Smoothie
- ½ frozen medium banana
- ½ cup frozen pineapple, cubed
- 1 cup baby spinach
- 1 ½ tablespoons hemp seeds
- 2 tablespoons almond butter
- ½ cup almond milk, or milk of your choice
- ¼ - ½ teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
- In a blender, combine all ingredients. Blend until smooth.
If desired, you may use kale instead of spinach.
Any nut or seed butter could be used instead of almond butter.
Hemp hearts are hypoallergenic.
Disclaimer: Triad to Wellness has provided nutrition communication services to Manitoba Harvest. However, we were not compensated for this post. All opinions are our own.
Serving size: 1 Calories: 370 calories, Fat: 25 grams, Saturated fat: 2 grams, Carbohydrates: 25 grams, Sugar: 10 grams, Sodium: 135 milligrams, Fiber: 8 grams, Protein: 15 grams, Cholesterol: 0 milligrams