My Super Energizing Mega Smoothie.

Via on Oct 10, 2013

 

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The vast majority of American’s line up at Starbucks to get their morning fix.

I get it—we all want more energy.

My husband can’t say a single word until he’s had his morning cup; my assistant cannot peel her eyes open without a Venti Chai.

I used to be a junkie too.

Not anymore—now I make an energizing smoothie to boost my energy levels rather than downing caffeine.

Here’s What You Need:

1 cup freshly chopped pineapple

1 cup freshly chopped watermelon

2 quarts coconut water

1 handful of baby spinach

1 handful of kale

1 cup of blueberries

1 green apple or 1 banana

4 drops of lime essential oil

2 drops of wild orange essential oil

pinch of Maca powder

1 tsp flax seeds

What To Do:

Place all the ingredients in a VitaMix or blender and blend until smooth.

Drink up!!!!

I use essential oils in all of my recipes because they have therapeutic, even medicinal qualities.

Check it out:

Lime essential oil targets respiratory, emotional and digestive issues such as: cleanse lymphatic system, detoxifier, digestive aid, bacterial and viral infections, memory enhancer.

Wild Orange essential oil targets emotions, digestion, skin and immunity. Wild Orange boost metabolism, tissue repair, bone health, cholesterol, and digestion.

What would you add to this smoothie to make it more to your liking? I would love to hear from you. Please leave your comments in the box below.

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Ed: Bryonie Wise

 

 

 

About Hayley Hobson

Hayley Hobson is an author, speaker, business coach, yogi, Pilates and holistic nutritional expert based in Boulder, CO. Hayley creates lifestyle transformations by coaching her clients to strengthen, nourish and evolve through the cycles and shifts in life. Combining cutting edge understanding in all three disciplines due to years of anatomical study and dietary theory, Hayley’s approach leverages their blended benefits and results. Her unique and intelligent style promotes strengthening while softening–empowering her client’s to heal not only their physical bodies, but their hearts and minds as well. Hayley studied at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, continues her studies with David Wolfe, raw food expert and is an essential oil expert in her own right.  Her insights and articles can also be found on her blog, Mindbodygreen and Islaorganics. She has also been featured in Pilates Style magazine, Natural Health magazine and Triathlete Magazine.  She has fun running and playing in the mountains with her husband, former world-ranked triathlete, Wes Hobson and their two beautiful daughters, Makenna and Madeline. To learn more about her nutritional courses, events she's hosting and custom programs go to her website or follow her on Facebook or Twitter or Pinterest.

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6 Responses to “My Super Energizing Mega Smoothie.”

  1. sara says:

    2 quarts of coconut water ???? how many servings is this? all of the other ingredients seem like single servings.

  2. Jerry says:

    The essential oils are interesting. I would just subtract all the sugary fruits except for maybe blueberries. For me it's all about the greens with a little fruit and some healthy oil, made with water that has some natural flavor to it like lemon.

  3. anaguardia says:

    cinnamon + spirulina
    I haven't tried macca or essential oils, but I will now ;-)

    thank you!

    PS- i need to admit that I have my smoothie after my cup of coffee or sometimes before, but one doesn't replace the other.

  4. amazinggrace says:

    i love all the ingredients but wanted to make sure, two quarts of coconut water for one pitcher?

  5. Christina says:

    Where do you recommend purchasing the essential oils from?

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