Friday, August 8, 2014

Super druper spirulina smoothie

This smoothie is great after a strength training workout, as it is packed with complex carbohydrates and pure plant based protein. No chemical stuff in there baby:). 
Did you know that the pea protein powder has 85.5% of protein content? Holy moly :D Adding the 60% protein content from the spirulna will build muscles like a peace of cake :P
Spirulina, this "blue-green" algae, is one of the superfoods which is becoming very popular lately. No wonder why: it is one of the most nutritious and concentrated food sources on the planet (Source: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/07/17/spirulina-one-of-natures-nearperfect-foods.aspx):
  • it consists of 60% complete protein, containing all the essential amino acids (essential means, that our body can not create them). These proteins are highly digestible
  • rich in vitamins, such as Vitamin A, B (B1, B2, B5, B6, B9 (folate)), Choline, Vitamin C, E, K
  • rich in trace minerals, including calcium (12%), Iron (219%!), Magnesium (55%), Manganese (90%), Phosphorus (17%), Potassium (29%), Sodium (70%), Zinc (21%).
This magical plant has an abundance of nutritional benefits. It helps treating/healing: 
  • Type 2 Diabetes, 
  • cardiovascular disease, 
  • damaged liver from heavy metal exposure, 
  • iron deficiency and anemia, vitamin A deficiency
  • provides protection from viruses, reduced allergy symptoms   
  • helps with neurodegenerative disorders, such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's
  • provides cancer and radiation proteciton
  • strengthens immune system
  • and many more...

What will you need: 
- 300 ml filtered water
- handful of spinach
- 1/2 of a cucumber
- 1 frozen banana
- 1 tbsp pea vanilla protein powder
- 1 tsp of spirulina powder
- 1/4 of a lemon (pealed)

Place all ingredients to a high speed blender...blend baby blend ... and voalalalalla you can enjoy this green goodness:)