(Vegan, Gluten Free, Raw)
This recipe not only tastes great it contains some wonderful, healthy and beautiful benefits. Below you will find some quick facts about these super star shake ingredients:
- Limes are packed with antioxidants. These green jewels are known to be detoxifying and toning.
- Hemp Seeds are high in protein and fibre. They are great for cleansing the body much like flax seeds. Hemp seeds however are amazing in that they have a perfect 3:1 ratio of omega 6 to omega 3. The omega 6 fats found in these powerful seeds is called GLA (gamma linolenic acid). GLA has many benefits including regulating inflammation and is commonly used to treat eczema and PMS symptoms. It was discovered that women with PMS have decreased in GLA. Restoring your GLA helps reduce common PMS symptoms. Omega 3′s are key to glowing skin, strong nails and healthy, shiny hair.
- Avocados are one of the richest sources of glutathione – a powerful antioxidant, immunity booster and detoxifier that helps to repair cell damage caused by stress and pollution.
- Coconut Water and Bananas are both loaded with precious potassium. Potassium is essential for maintaining your electrolyte balance that can be depleted during intense workouts or this summer heat. Potassium is key to ensure proper nerve and muscle function.
This recipe is vegan, gluten free, raw, contains omega 3 and 6s, is packed with antioxidants and tastes like a blended Key Lime Pie!
Prep time: 5 Minutes Yield: Makes 1 Serving
- 1/2 Avocado
- 1/2 Chopped Frozen Banana
- Juice of 1 Lime
- 2 Tsp Lime Zest
- 1 Scoop Hemp Seeds (OR 1 Scoop Vanilla Protein Powder)
- 1/4 Tsp Vanilla Extract
- 1 Tbsp Unsweetened Natural Shredded Coconut
- 1 1/2 Cups Natural Unsweetened Coconut Water (OR Unsweetened Almond Milk
- 3 Pitted Medjool Dates