Bust out your blender to make a tasty Metabolism Boosting Smoothie. We hand-selected fresh ingredients to create a smoothie that targets your metabolism, which is the body’s process of turning food into sustainable energy. The foundation of the smoothie, our coconut honey kefir, may aid in managing a healthy weight because it has 11 grams of protein, which increases satiety and reduces hunger cravings throughout the day, and 12 live and active probiotic cultures that may restore balance in the gut microbiome and reduce inflammation occurring in the body. The other metabolism-supporting ingredients include green tea, which is high in antioxidants and powerful phytochemicals; pineapple and grapefruit, which both have fiber to keep hunger at bay and antioxidants to decrease inflammation; spinach for an excellent source of iron to carry oxygen to the muscles; bananas for prebiotic fiber to fuel the probiotics in kefir; and vanilla protein powder to aid in building lean muscle tissue. It’ll leave you feeling satisfied and ready to take on the day!
A Closer Look at Ingredients and Nutrients:
Rich in probiotics which research indicates helps restore balance to the gut microbiome and may help promote satiety and reduction in weight gain by increasing absorption of nutrients to better control blood sugar, as well as decrease intestinal permeability and systemic inflammation to decrease overeating. In addition, Kefir is an excellent source of protein, which increases satiety and reduces hunger cravings throughout the day.
Green tea is high in antioxidants and powerful phytochemicals, that according to recent studies may increase the body’s metabolism and ability to metabolize fat.
Pineapple and Grapefruit
These two fruits are rich in antioxidants to decrease inflammation in our bodies to keep our metabolism in check, as well as fiber to keep hunger at bay until the next meal.
Chock full of fiber to promote satiety and high in nutrients to keep our body and metabolism in working order, including iron to carry oxygen to our muscles, as well as vitamins K and A and other powerful antioxidants.
Rich in prebiotic fiber, a gut-friendly nutrient that feeds the probiotics in the kefir, but on its own has also been shown to reduce body fat in obese individuals.
Whey Protein Powder
A high-quality protein that increases satiety and reduces hunger cravings throughout the day. Protein may help build lean muscle mass to increase metabolism to burn more calories and help maintain a healthy weight.
- 1/2 cup brewed green tea
- 1/4 cup Coconut Honey Whole Milk Kefir
- 2 cups spinach, frozen
- 1 banana, frozen
- 1 grapefruit, frozen
- 1 cup pineapple, frozen
- 4-5 pieces of ice
- 10 grams vanilla whey protein powder
- Add all ingredients to a blender and process until smooth.