All ingredients are optional, as are the amounts. Make this to suit your needs. What is given here is what works well for us.
Liquid – 1 cup green tea with a little kombucha and aloe vera recommended
NOT RECOMMENDED: fruit juice. Fruit juice has a high sugar content and must still be processed by those organs that have that job.
Fresh ingredients: banana, blueberries, apple, avocado, cucumber, greens, or any combination thereof.
Healthy Oil: Hemp oil is good
¼ cup whey protein
¼ cup other powdered protein: rice, hemp, greens, etc. Take care not to have added sugars or flavoring in these ingredients.
2-3 T flax meal
2-3 T Collagen Peptides
Other suggested dry ingredients:
Nutritional yeast (Brewer’s yeast)
Yogurt – plain, no sugar or flavoring added - optional
Blend liquid, fresh ingredients, and oil first, then add dry ingredients and blend again
Use more of less of any of the ingredients to find a smoothie of a satisfactory thickness and flavor
Dry ingredients can be prepared once a week by lining up seven half-pint containers, then the right size scoop of each dry ingredient goes into each container. It only takes a few minutes to prepare enough for the week and saves much time when making the smoothie.