Post workout smoothie recipe

{ MANGO MATCHA  COCONUT WATER SMOOTHIE }


Summary: 

Don’t judge a smoothie by its color. Although it’s GREEN and scary for some…I find it delicious and wholesome. The coconut water, banana & mango chunks help balance out the flavor of the green tea powder. Plus there are several reasons why this is a very great post-workout smoothie. The bananas and coconut water provide the electrolytes needed to replenish your nutrient loss during your exercise routine. 1 cup of coconut water  is very low in Cholesterol. It is also a good source of Vitamin C, Riboflavin, Calcium, Dietary Fiber, Magnesium, Potassium and Manganese. Now lets talk about Matcha Powder. Benefits of matcha tea exceed those of green tea because when you drink matcha you ingest the whole leaf, not just the brewed water. It is also known to contain anti-cancer, energy boosting and fat-burning properties. So again….why not sprinkle a little bit in your smoothies? Or in your baked goods? Finally cinnamon has been proven to boost cognitive function & memory, help relieve headaches and reduce arthritis pain. Furthermore it help regulate blood sugar levels, which is essential in any healthy diet plan. So improve the quality of your day by adding a little dab of cinnamon to your breakfast.
Ingredients:

3 cups frozen mango chunks
2 banana, whole
1 cup coconut water ice cubes
1/2 cup water
1 tsp Matcha green tea
1/2 tsp cinnamon
6 ice cubes

Directions:

1. For best results let the mango chunks defrost a little.

2. Pour the mango and the water first; this will help thaw the frozen chunks. Then add all the other ingredients except the ice cubes. Blend until smooth.

3. Add the ice and blend again. Serve on tall glasses & garnish with mango pieces.

Servings: 3 to 4

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