A great way to get back on track after holiday indulgences is to enjoy a green-based smoothie or shake. This shake is not only packed with fiber, potassium, protein and Omega-3’s, it also contains Coconut oil. A number of studies have found that the medium chain triglycerides in coconut oil actually have a thermogenic effect on the body, meaning that they digest quickly, providing the body with energy and giving the metabolism a boost.
- ¼ cup plain low-fat yogurt or kefir.
- 1 and ½ tablespoons Coconut oil.
- 1 handful organic Spinach.
- 1 small handful Kale, about 2 leaves.
- 3 tablespoons Almond Butter
- 1 tablespoon Spirulina
- ¼ cup Coconut Milk.
- 1 tablespoon Chia seeds.
- Combine ingredients in food processor or blender.
- Blend on high until all ingredients are well combined.