Are you one of those people who immediately reach for an ‘energy drink’ when your energy feels low? The chances are that this energy drain happens around the same time every day. They don’t talk about the 3pm slump by chance. For busy moms it can be after all the school collections are done.
As part of a holistic treatment for patients, food types and intake are one of the most important when dealing with anybody that has got out of good health and into poor health.
Vitamin C and the B vitamins (because they are water soluble) leave our bodies quickly -especially if we are under stress – and we can aid our bodies repair properly by taking enough of both vitamins in our diet.
Here, green tea gets the berry treatment, amplifying the number of antioxidants you’re getting and providing you with a surge of energy that can power you through the rest of your day. Blueberries are one of the most nutrient dense berries on the planet while raspberries. Ginseng is one of the five adaptogen herbs in the world that can help you balance your energy whether it needs to be increased or reduced. That is why they are called Adaptogens.
This smoothie can also be used in the morning as a way to boost your energy if you wake up feeling groggy.
Berry Green Tea Smoothie
What You Need
- 1 teaspoon of Boost green tea
- 1/2 cup fresh Blueberries
- 1/2 cup Fresh Raspberries
- 1 cup of water
- 1 tbsp Greek Yogurt
- 1 handful Ice
Instruction: Blend the ingredients.
NOTE: If you’re trying to lose weight or not you can adjust the yogurt to be zero-fat, or low-fat. You can use frozen berries if you like in this recipe because berries have to be frozen soon after they are pick so they don’t spoil. That means the retain most of their antioxidant properties. If you use frozen berries leave out the ice.