Benefits of a Winter Smoothie:Hemp seeds add a dose of high quality complete plant-based protein and anti-inflammatory omega 3's. Gingeris warming, supports digestion, and provides anti-inflammatory benefits. Cinnamon adds warmth, sweetness, and balances blood sugar. Banana and pearadd fiber and nutrients while making the shake creamy and naturally sweet. Here’s the recipe:
Warming Winter Smoothie: Cinnamon FigServes 1
Ingredients1 cup of water 3 fresh or dried figs 1 banana 1 pear, cored 3 Tbsp. hemp seeds 1/2 inch-1 inch piece of ginger 1/4 tsp cinnamon
InstructionsPlace all ingredients in a high speed blender and blend on high for 30 seconds to one minute. Get the printable recipe here.
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