Good Morning Orange Smoothie - the perfect, healthy way to start your day! #vegan #plantbased #glutenfree #dairyfree #smoothie #recipe
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Good Morning Orange Smoothie

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This fresh, delicious smoothie is a wonderful way to start your day!

I love a fresh burst of orange in the morning - however conventional orange juice is full of sugar without fibre, elevating your blood sugar more quickly than the whole fruit. Often when a fruit is juiced many of the vitamins and nutrients are lost. A better way to get all the juicy goodness from an orange is to actually eat the whole fruit. When you do this you are getting the nutrients with the fibre which helps moderate your blood sugar levels as well as giving you all the health benefits the orange has to offer.

This smoothie uses the whole orange, some mango as well as ginger and cinnamon - both are amazing for digestion. The hemp seeds add clean protein, healthy fats and magnesium - all great energy boosters for your morning!

I don't drink this smoothie as a meal but rather as an addition to a light breakfast - maybe with a piece of sprouted grain bread with almond butter or berries with coconut yogurt. Its perfect with a couple energy bites if you are taking breakfast to go...

Enjoy!

Ingredients

makes 1 serving

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 large orange, peeled and seeded (if it has seeds)
  • 1/2" piece of ginger
  • 1 Tbsp hemp seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup frozen mango

Tips & Nutrition

You can add a scoop of vanilla protein powder to make this smoothie more of a meal. You can also sub in or add any additional seeds you have on hand or enjoy.

This smoothie is full of vitamin C, magnesium and antioxidants for good digestion from the ginger and cinnamon.

Method

Blend all ingredients in the order they are listed in a high speed blender until well combined and creamy.

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