Wake Up From a Dream Smoothie
Wake Up From a Dream Smoothie

This Recipe

  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Serves: 1
  • Start to Finish: less than 10 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Amount per serving:
Total Calories: 285
  • 167mg Sodium
  • 39g Carbs
  • 3g Fiber
  • 3g Fat
  • 0g Saturated Fat
  • 28g Protein
  • 252mg Calcium
  • 1mg Iron
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The protein from the milk in this smoothie increases energy by its metabolism-boosting effect, Kleiner says. “It’s also rich in antioxidants like vitamin C and potassium, which supports nerve conduction and muscle contraction and enables you to think more clearly and move more easily.”

Bonus: Cinnamon not only adds warm, sweet flavor, but this spice has also been shown to keep blood sugar levels in check by helping the body burn carbs for fuel.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup soy or almond milk
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 2 tablespoons (1 scoop) vanilla whey protein isolate powder
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 large pinch ground ginger
  • 5 to 8 ice cubes

Directions:

Directions

Place all ingredients together into a blender and blend until frothy and smooth.
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