Green smoothies offer the best source of protein and fats. These fats give the feeling of fullness, hence green smoothies can be the best thing to replace your food with. In order to fulfill the daily needs of protein and fats you can follow these simple tips.
Intake of Plant based protein: In order to gain energy without the gain in weight, you can use plant based protein. These kinds of foods can be good for those who do daily workouts and repair muscles. The major sources of plant based protein are chia seeds, Tofu, and hemp hearts.
Intake of healthy fats: There are many advantages of taking healthy fat foods. In order to keep the energy level up, These healthy fat foods can be very effective. Another advantage of this type of food is that it helps protect your heart. These healthy fats can be very helpful in boosting metabolism and lowering the bad cholesterol levels. In other words, we can say that in order to lose weight, the healthy food consumption can be useful. To make your green smoothies extra delicious, you can add Avocado, Coconut oil, Almond butter. You can also add chia seeds in it in order to get a daily booster.
If standing in the kitchen for long period of time preparing your healthy food, then green smoothies would fit in with your healthy lifestyle. These are the best “fast foods” that do not need a lot of time for preparation. Using green smoothies will also help you in getting rid of all those foods that have highly damaged your body in number of ways. If you want to be healthy and strong, then you can use green smoothies as a meal replacement.
Here are some combinations of green smoothies with other foods that will provide the best healthy food alternative. You can choose any one of them. The combination, not only enhances the taste of the smoothies but it will also motivate you to want them more and more because of their delicious taste.
The combinations that you can use are:
- 4 tablespoons hemp hearts + ½ avocado
- 4 tablespoons plant-based protein powder + 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 2 tablespoons almond butter + ¼ cup rolled oats
- 4 tablespoons chia seeds + 4oz silken tofu
- 4 tablespoons chia seeds + 2 tablespoons coconut oil
These combination foods are easily available in the market. You can also purchase most of these from my Smoothie Superfoods page here.