Lammer drinking his "Shake What Your Mama Gave You" before a late
morning surf session outside of our place in Nicaragua.
juice of some oranges (slice in half and squeeze juice into blender)
apple (with skin)
Blend until smooth. Pour into glass and enjoy!
*Tip: If you end up making a little too much, freeze the rest in freezer pops for a yummy treat later!
Please note, this shake above is more of a refreshing and fun shake. If you needed to make more of a meal out of this, add some protein and healthy fat like hemp powder, a teaspoon of your favorite nut butter, or just nosh on a handful of nuts/seeds to compliment this drink. An easy way to add healthy fat to a shake (beyond the good fat from the nuts/seeds) is to add a 1/4-1/2 teaspoon coconut oil, a squirt of flax oil (or ground flax or chia seeds), or a sliver of some avocado. Remember, spirulina powder (blue green algae) is an excellent source of vegetable protein that may turn your shake green, but sure does vamp it up. Highly recommended!
Still at a loss for shake ideas? Check out IIN's 47 Smoothies for Summer post (featuring another one of my shake recipes under "fortify" Lauren's #1 Green Shake) for more healthy and delicious inspiration!