Up until a few weeks ago, I was starting every day with this smoothie. And then I went on holiday. And then I got lazy. And then I started to feel unenergised, demotivated and generally pretty sluggish. Why? I blame my diet. Here’s the frustrating thing, when I eat well and workout, I feel great. So why, every so often do I fall off the wagon? I know the epic crashes that come with refined sugar, I know that gluten leaves me feeling tired. So, you would think I had learned by now. But no.
That’s why this week, I’m returning to my faithful morning green juice to set me up for the day. I’m also back to working out and eating clean, too. I love this smoothie, as it’s a way for me to get the wonder food which is, spirulina, into my diet without being able to taste it. I wish I was one of those people who could drink spirulina in a glass of water and stomach it but I cant. That’s why I hide it with lots of other delicious flavours. I still get all of the nutrients without compromising on taste. Here’s what you need to make two smoothies.
- 175ml of water
- 75g of kale
- Juice of 1 lime
- 1 apple
- 2 teaspoons of spirulina
I don’t need to give you guys instructions – you whizz it up and et voila, a great, nutrition-packed smoothie that will give you an instant energy hit at any time of the day.
Do any of you use spirulina? I’d love to hear how you incorporate it into your diet.