Think grandmas homemade cinnamon spiced apple pie — in a mug. This smoothie is delicious, it's got all the good stuff that the apples compliment, plus some wonderful immune boosting goodies to help fight those little rascaly bugs during winter. It really does feel like a "hug in a mug".
The sweetness comes mainly from the dates, you can add more or less depending on how sweet you like things — you could take them out entirely if you wanted. This little guy is going to provide you with a boost of energy and focus, with the added benefit of helping circulation and support the immune system while it works its magic. Perfect for the winter mornings here in Melbourne. And if you're allergic to nuts, don't panic, just remove them!
A Hug in a Mug! — Said everyone, everywhere.
WARNING! Be careful to let the mixture cool to almost room temperature before you blend them, as pressure could build up and the blender could explode and cause serious injury.
Strengthening, balancing, supporting and regulating the immune system, optimising immune response (great for winter).
Helping the body adapt to stresses.
It has long been said that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, well, a 2016 study has collated a number of studies and suggested that an apple a day may infact help the immune system. Another 2015 study is also suggesting that Apples may help Cardio Vascular Disease (CVD).
A powerhouse of a spice, suggested to be anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, anti-microbial, anti-cancer (to name but a few).
Suggested to be anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory, great for winter sniffles.
know for improving energy, maca can also aid with mood as well as help your body adapt to life stressors.
know commonly as the "Mushroom of Immortality", this little guy has been used for 1000's of years to reduce inflammation and fatigue as well as be calming and support the immune system.
Suggested to be another anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, helping memory, bones and fatigue, balancing, boosting and protecting.
also known as Eleuthero, is listed as an adaptogen, helping your body adapt to stress, also aiding focus, strength and vitality.