When productivity is at its lowest, you can still kick start your morning with an energy booster! All you need is a morning drink holding an MD degree in multi-specialties such as gastroenterology, dietetics, neurology, dermatology, and cardiology. Go tropical with mango, love your heart with avocado and flaxseeds, win the battle against weight gain with pine nuts, think smart with walnuts, enhance digestion with yogurt, become part of the berry family, and savor the sweet moments with honey! Indulge in a 400 calorie morning drink that will pamper your taste buds and re-charge your power.
The Ultimate Breakfast Smoothie
In a blender, combine all ingredients. Add ice cubes and blend until thick and smooth.
- Mango, chopped, ripe, 3/4 cup
- Avocado, peeled, pitted, ¼
- Flaxseeds, whole, 1 Tbsp
- Yogurt, plain, skimmed, 1/4 cup
- Blueberries, 3/4 cup
- Walnut, whole, 2
- Pine nuts, dried, 1 Tbsp
- Honey, 1 tsp
- Crushed ice
This morning drink can be a very good substitute for breakfast as it contains carbohydrates, proteins, and fat. Is that last word a turn-off? Not really, as it is the good heart-friendly fat that increases your good cholesterol. Here are some other highlights:
This miraculous drink contains appetite suppressing ingredients (such as pine nuts) that contain pinolenic acid known to communicate “I’m full” messages to your brain. In addition, it can improve your digestion due to helpful bacteria found in yogurt and fiber rich flaxseeds.
More good news? Well, here’s another point: it can sharpen your memory and the ability to concentrate better; so no more excuses for missing deadlines or losing focus amidst meetings.
Ladies, listen up: this drink can fight aging and silken your skin. Perhaps this is the most valid reason among all those just mentioned. Three out of four of you ladies are nodding your head up and down right now!
Longing to maximize your summer fun? Not when you’re spending it in bed! Here’s the solution: go tropical with immunity boosting mango slices and add a golden glow to your drink with honey.