Essential Ingredients for the Perfect Smoothie

In this article, we’ll take a look at the different ingredients that can add flavor to your smoothies, making them spicier or full of fatty acids and protein. Which plant-based foods are rich in protein and make smoothies taste great? Here is some of them:

  • Hemp seeds
  • Almonds
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Sasha seeds

Fatty acids are a very important addition to the diet as our body cannot produce them on its own. Below are sources of essential fatty acids to add to smoothies:

  • Avocado
  • Seeds of chia
  • Flaxseeds
  • Nut oils

The following ingredients provide a truly “nutritive punch” and are great in cocktails not only for their flavor, but also for their health benefits.

  • Berries (antioxidants)
  • Turmeric (anti-inflammatory properties)
  • Cayenne pepper (improves blood circulation)
  • Lemon (alkalizing)
  • Ginger (good for digestion)

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