Everyone loves a terrific vegan inexperienced smoothie. They’re filled with issues like antioxidants, nutritional vitamins, and minerals, and naturally, they style superb.
And that’s earlier than we discuss add-ins, whether or not they’re for taste or for an additional increase of vitamins. Chia seeds are my favourite factor so as to add to a inexperienced smoothie. And for good purpose!
Chia seeds are a wonderful add-in for smoothies. They pack a protein punch, they’re filled with antioxidants and are a wonderful supply of omega-3 fatty acids.
Chia seeds also contain vitamins A, B1 (Thiamin), B2 (Riboflavin), C (ascorbic acid), E, choline, and Folate (folic acid). Chia additionally accommodates nutritional vitamins B3, B5, B6, B15, B17, D, Ok, inositol, and PABA.
The principle Minerals are Boron, calcium, copper, iodine, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorous, potassium, silicon, sodium, strontium, sulfur, and zinc. It additionally has amylose and loads of electrolytes. They usually additionally comprise 18 of the 22 amino acids, together with all 9 important amino acids. You may actually by no means have an excessive amount of chia.
This recipe and picture under are from Chia: The Complete Guide to the Ultimate Superfood*by Wayne Coates, PhD. Used with permission.
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds
- 1½ cups pear juice coconut water, water, or a combination
- 3 romaine lettuce or kale leaves
- 1 small cucumber peeled
- 1 to 2 parsley sprigs
Energy: 248kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 9g | Fats: 3g | Saturated Fats: 1g | Sodium: 100mg | Potassium: 1610mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 4209IU | Vitamin C: 91mg | Calcium: 227mg | Iron: 4mg
This text was first printed on October 5, 2001. It has since been up to date.