5 Superfood Healthy Smoothie Recipes For Breakfast Lunch & Dinner + ANNOUNCEMENT! – Mind Over Munch


Happy New Year, Munchers! If you’re new to the channel, my name’s
Alyssia, and I am so happy to have you here. The start of the new year is always an exciting
time for me, and I just have a quick New Year’s announcement
before I get to the recipes! I know many of us have healthy resolutions
for 2018, and if you’re trying to eat healthier this
year, meal prep can be SO helpful with sticking to those healthy changes. But, the idea of meal prep can be pretty intimidating
for a lot of us… So, to give you some inspiration for the new year AND to make meal prepping easier and more accessible, I’m sharing some exciting new content and
TONS of healthy recipes! I’ll be posting videos EVERY Monday and
Thursday throughout January, with new healthy recipes that are easy, meal-preppable,
and budget-friendly. Plus, we’ve got a few special videos in store that are unlike any we’ve ever done before… And, you can find even MORE healthy meal prep
recipes in my 2 NEW EBOOKS!!! Yaaaaay! I have designed 2 Meal Prep Recipe eBooks
that I am so excited about— one is low carb and one is vegetarian— and EACH eBook is filled with 35 fuel-filled,
meal-preppable recipes. There are 10 breakfasts, 10 on-the-go lunches,
10 dinners, and 5 snacks in each eBook, which means 10 days-worth of DIFFERENT meals that you can mix and match to create tons
of new meal plans. If you don’t like eating the SAME meals
all week, you don’t have to! ALL of the recipes are dairy-free and gluten-free,
many are also Whole 30 approved, and almost ALL of the recipes in the vegetarian
eBook are also vegan or have vegan options. That information is noted on every recipe,
along with possible modifications, and the nutritional information. And, to make your meal prepping even easier, there are instructions for how to cook and
store EVERY recipe for meal-prepping purposes, including how long each recipe will last in
the fridge or freezer. Both eBooks are available right now at mindovermunch.com/ebooks, and I hope you they can be helpful for you
in your healthy new year. Now onto the recipes! To kick off the New Year, I’m sharing 5
SUPERFOOD breakfast smoothies! These yummy smoothie recipes feature some
lesser-known superfoods that are worth including in your diet, and
they’re a great on-the-go breakfast option! We hear about common superfoods like kale
and blueberries so often because they’re loaded with healthy nutrients,
vitamins, and antioxidants, but there are tons of OTHER foods that are
nutritional superstars— they just aren’t talked about as much. First up: pomegranate pear smoothie! Pomegranate is a superfood that’s rich in
antioxidants and polyphenols, it actually has 3 times more antioxidants
than red wine or green tea! It’s also rich in Vitamin C, it’s anti-inflammatory,
and can help prevent cancer, Alzheimer’s, and arthritis. It also lowers blood pressure and prevents
heart disease! I add chopped pears, frozen banana, frozen
mixed berries— I’m using strawberries and raspberries for
the red color— pomegranate arils, pomegranate juice and milk
of choice. For all of these smoothies you can use ANY
milk you prefer— a nut milk is a great way to keep them dairy
free! Wowza! Look at that beautiful color. It’s sweet from the pear but has a hint of tartness from those berries
and pomegranate arils. So delicious! Next up is the Tropical Turmeric Smoothie! Turmeric is ALL the rage right now. It’s a spice that’s extremely anti-inflammatory
and it’s LOADED with antioxidants. It helps to prevent cancer, Alzheimer’s,
arthritis AND helps fight depression! For this smoothie, I want to show you my favorite
way to meal prep smoothies. I add frozen pineapple, frozen mango, fresh
peeled ginger, and turmeric into a freezer-safe plastic baggie. I can then freeze it for up to a month! When I’m ready to enjoy, I add the goods
to my blender with milk and let it rip! Another tip: Using frozen fruit makes it so
that I don’t need to add ice to thicken the smoothie. Voila! A delicious, superfood smoothie with tropical
flair! I love the vibrant color, too! Remember, when it comes to health, eat the
rainbow! Get creative with your freezer bag smoothies! This one is also from my brand new Vegetarian
Meal Prep eBook— stick around to the end for, perhaps, a discount
code!? Next up is my morning matcha smoothie! Matcha is a green tea powder that’s metabolism
boosting, a detoxifier, calming, vitamin-rich, and enhances mood and
concentration! The real trick is learning how to choose GOOD matcha. If you think you don’t like matcha, you
may have tried a low-quality variety. So try to find one from Japan—it should
be a SUPER vibrant green, it should not be bitter and should actually
be a bit sweet, and unfortunately, it will be a bit pricier
for the good quality stuff. With matcha, you really do get what you pay for. For this smoothie, I start with frozen ripe
bananas— the more brown spots, the sweeter! Along with spinach, frozen if desired, frozen pineapple, coconut milk, and matcha. I’m really getting quite a few superfoods
into this baby! Honestly, I throw spinach into a smoothie
as much as possible because it’s the easiest way to get those
greens in and you don’t even taste it. This baby is a satisfyingly sweet breakfast! Thumbs up for sneaking those veggies in! Next I’m sharing a blueberry acai smoothie. Acai is one of the healthiest berries in existence
from the Amazon! It’s healing, immune-stimulating and energy-boosting,
and filled with antioxidants. It’s heart healthy, helps with digestion,
weight loss and has anti-aging effects! You can’t eat the whole berry so you generally
find it in frozen packets or powder form. I prefer the frozen packets. I do have an acai episode if you want more
information on the super-fruit AND some really cool recipes. I add a packet of that frozen acai, frozen
blueberries, a frozen banana, almond milk, some Greek yogurt— but feel free to use coconut or soy
to keep this vegan— and maple syrup or honey, whatever suits you. I love the deep rich color of this one, it’s hard to believe that color is from
natural existing whole foods! Very cool and extremely refreshing! If you’re enjoying these smoothie recipes,
be sure to subscribe and hit the bell so you’re notified of new videos and meal-preppable
recipes all month long! The last one of the day is my sweet potato
pecan smoothie. Sweet potato is a surprising superfood, but
they’re actually super vitamin rich— loaded with vitamin B6, C, and D, as well
as iron, magnesium, and potassium. AND, because the natural sugars are released
slowly since they’re a complex carbohydrate, they
won’t cause blood sugar spikes. I add sweet potato puree, pecan milk (if you
can find it), coconut milk yogurt, maple syrup, chopped pecans, cinnamon, nutmeg
and ice cubes to the blender. It’s like Thanksgiving in a smoothie! I know we’re a little bit past Thanksgiving, but I personally love those flavors year-round. What a fun way to enjoy superfoods! I hope you’ve enjoyed these breakfast smoothie
recipes! Which one of these recipes are you most excited to try? What are your New Year’s resolutions? Comment below and let me know! And, if you’re interested in those new Low
Carb and Vegetarian Meal Prep Recipe eBooks that I mentioned, you can find them at mindovermunch.com/ebooks. These also come as a packages with my Meal
Prep: A Beginner’s Guide eBook, so you’ll have TONS of guidance every step
of the way for easier and more efficient meal prep. When you check out, use the code “KICKSTART”
for 10% off any eBook or package of your choice, ALL MONTH
LONG! I hope these eBooks can give you some healthy
inspiration as we begin 2018! And while you’re checking out my website, be sure to subscribe to the Mind Over Munch
weekly newsletter for a chance to win one of THREE Nutribullets
that I’ll be giving away at the end of the month! All current subscribers who read the emails
are already entered, and new subscribers during the month of January
will also be eligible. Happy New Year, friends! I hope you have a great start to 2018, and
remember, especially when it comes to New Year’s Resolutions, it’s all a matter of Mind Over Munch. WOAH! You didn’t even try! I DID try.

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