Most smoothies leave you feeling ravenous after 30 minutes…not this smoothie! It’s not only rich in antioxidants, but 3 cups of kale provide 9 grams of protein! The oats are rich in fiber to keep you full and satisfied, the walnuts provide heart-healthy and brain-healthy fats to keep your energy up throughout the morning, and the cinnamon keeps your blood sugar stable. The perfect balanced breakfast for your packed schedule.
What (your ingredients):
3 large handfuls kale (equivalent to the leaves from 5 stems of kale)
1 frozen banana
1/3 cup frozen mango
1/3 cup rolled oats
¼ cup raw walnut halves
3 dashes cinnamon
2 1/3 cups cold water
How (your directions):
Add all ingredients to a blender.
Blend on high until completely smooth, about 60 seconds.
Why (the science): This green smoothie is filling and satisfying because it contains fiber-rich oats and healthy fats and protein from walnuts, ensuring your blood sugar won’t spike.