Why Zen? Well, because we all get anxious, stressed out and tense at some point in our daily lives.Some more often than others. Stress can cause unbalance on our bodies and our digestive system goes haywire. It can lead to cause poor digestion, nausea, lack of appetite, overeating and also insomnia.One way to get calm is to add some calming foods in your diet. So come and get your Zen on with this lovely Ginger Vanilla Zen Smoothie.
‘Calming’ foods are easy to digest, contain calming nutrients that actually relax your nervous system. They boost your mood in some way and calming to eat.Think creamy and soft.
Here are some of the ingredients that have calming effects.
Ginger is known to calm nausea and aide in digestion. It is warming and stimulating and should be used with care in times when we are experiencing stress. The ginger definitely blends well in the Ginger Vanilla Zen Smoothie.
It is low in fat and calories, has no cholesterol, and has a natural balance of sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium. Making it a healthy electrolyte drink. The coconut water is pure and fresh ,also known as natures gatorade. It provides for optimal hydration and cools you off from your core. Loaded with several important nutrients, including minerals that most people don’t get enough of.
- Prep Time2 min
- Cook Time1 min
- Total Time3 min
- Energy155 cal
For the Smoothie
- 1 fresh banana
- 1/2 cup frozen mango
- 3 ice cubes
- 1 cup coconut water
- 1 scoop vegan protein powder
- 1/2 thumb of ginger
- shredded coconut for garnish (Optional)
- Add all the ingredients into the blender and blend until smooth.
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Leave a comment below and let me know what you liked about the smoothie or if any alternative ingredients were used.I always love hearing from you.
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