Chai Smoothie Recipe
Try out this chai smoothie, as made on the Facebook Live Smoothie Show. You can see the show at https://www.facebook.com/MaryPurdyRD/videos/2040211029331436/ And, don’t forget to check out Mary’s Smoothie Guide at https://marypurdy.co/healthy-smoothie-guide/ for a printable guide and recipes for more smoothies.
1 medium banana peeled
3/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond or coconut milk beverage (Less if you enjoy a thicker smoothie. More if you enjoy a thinner consistency)
1-2 kale leaves (stalk removed) or 1/2 cup baby spinach
5-10 pecans (optional: toasted for 20 minutes at 200 degrees)
1/4 teaspoon of Blue Lotus Chai Traditional Masala tea*
Optional: 1 small scoop of plant based protein powder or 1-2 oz silken tofu
Place all ingredients in high powered blender. Blend for 30 seconds. Pour into a glass and enjoy.
* If you are sensitive to caffeine, it’s best to consume this beverage earlier in the day as the Blue Lotus Chai does contain caffeine
Prep time: 5-10 minutes
Original Recipe by Mary Purdy
Mary Purdy is a Registered Dietitian with a Masters in Clinical Nutrition from Bastyr University. Past experience: Private practice (8 yrs), Adjunct professor at Bastyr University, Clinical Supervisor at Bastyr Center for Natural Health. Mary currently works as a Registered Dietitian Coach at the Scientific Wellness company, Arivale. Mary takes an integrative/holistic approach to diet, health & wellness and believes that food is medicine!
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