Let’s talk moringa smoothie! I am convinced that our brains are hardwired to instinctively recognize that green is good for thriving as a human being. Green-stuff is generally loaded with nutrients such as lutein, vitamin K, alpha-tocopherol, beta-carotene and lots of things associated with brain cognition and excellent health.
So when I see a green smoothie, I start to smile (and drool haha). It takes my brain a split second to think ‘yes please – I’ll take one!’.
This Moringa Smoothie is jammed with chlorophyll – what’s that?
Leafy vegetables contain a large amount of a green pigment called chlorophyll. Chlorophyll converts sunlight into energy in a process called photosynthesis – literally harnessing the light of the world whilst bringing you a rich antioxidant that acts against free radicals causing harm within your body.
I’ve partnered with PURA VIDA MORINGA – who produce the moringa products that I am thoroughly enjoying at the moment. I love that their product is organic and ethical. Their business was born from compassion and a desire to bring pure, ethical moringa products to the world. They harvest from a farm in the foothills of Nicaragua, whilst ensuring the highest quality product. You can check them out here: MoringaPowder.com
Moringa leaf powder has 46 known antioxidants
Moringa leaf powder is a very welcomed addition to my smoothies as it contains 46 known antioxidants (as well as a rich nutrient density). It’s an excellent way to make sure that you get a daily dose of high quality, concentrated greens in your diet.
Moringa is jam-packed with nutrients that have been shown to slow down the aging process, combat stress, create healthier skin, support bone health, lower cholesterol levels and help with vision (to name a few of the benefits). In conjunction with a healthy, plant-based diet, eating a healthy daily dose of greens in very beneficial for human health. I encourage everyone to eat fresh greens along with lunch and dinner. For those on the go, having a green smoothie means you can be sure your body is getting a rapid infusion of what it needs.
Health benefits of Moringa Leaf Powder
Moringa has the following benefits…
- is an antioxidant superstar
- is a complete plant-protein food with all essential amino acids
- has extraordinary cytokinin levels to delay the aging process
- has good lutein protection for healthy eyes
- can reduce blood pressure with beta-sitosterol
- offers antibacterial, anti-microbial, anti-fungal and anti-viral action
… and a whole bunch of other stuff!
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- 1 tablespoon moringa leaf powder
- 200ml water (filtered)
- 2 ripe bananas (medium size)
- 2 tablespoons hemp seeds (hulled)
- 1 cm cubed fresh ginger
- 1 large handful of baby spinach leaves
- 100g frozen pineapple (½ cup)
- 100g frozen mango (⅔ cup)
- Blend the moringa leaf powder, banana, hulled hemp seeds, ginger in the water until smooth.
- Blend in the baby spinach.
- Finally, add the frozen mango and pineapple to the blender and blend until creamy smooth.
- It can help to blend in stages, with the frozen fruit in the final stage to stop everything clumping together. You can, however, blend everything in one go if you have a super-powerful blender.
- Adjust water levels to your preferred consistency.
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