A hot morning porridge made of quinoa, oats, nut milk, and turmeric. Turmeric milk is often called golden milk. Tumeric is one of these amazing herbs that can help just about anything. There is no substance like it on the planet. If you haven’t seen it before it looks a lot like ginger and has a bright orange center.
I’ve been making maca smoothies almost everyday for years. Blending it with strawberries, bananas, raspberries, and blueberries helps tone the overpowering flavor of the maca root down. Berries are some of my favorite fruits. They are high in antioxidants and absolutely delicious. They freeze perfectly and are ready to throw in the blender.
Maca is a peruvian adaptogen superfood and root that is good for energy, recovering from stress, increasing libido and fertility, focus, memory, and balancing hormones.
Pumpkin smoothie bowl with dates and banana. This is probably the most filling smoothie bowl you’ll ever eat as the pumpkin will keep you satiated for hours. The consistency is so rich and creamy, so decadent, comforting yet sweet. You can also add frozen pumpkin (freeze cubed chunks of a steamed pumpkin or freeze canned pumpkin puree in a tupperware container) and it will make a great ice cream.
Chia pudding is a sweet and nutritious way to start your day. This pudding is blended with nuts, fruits, and seeds that are high in essential fatty acids, protein, and amino acids. Chia is loaded with omega 3 fats, fiber, and holds 10 times its weight in water. This will keep you satiated, hydrated, and reduce cravings.
In recent years, chia has grown in popularity as a superfood far beyond its native land of Mexico. Chia, meaning strength in Mayan, was known as the warriors food to sustain them with energy and endurance all day.
Açai berries are high in antioxidants, healthy fats, fiber, minerals, and vitamins. They are a delicious superfood from the Amazon that have endless benefits and healing properties. Starting your day with an açai bowl will keep you sustained, satiated, and provide energy for hours. You can buy them in frozen packets at most health food stores, Trader Joes, Whole Foods, etc, or you could buy the açai powder online.