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Two Mood-Boosting Smoothies

Julia Price
Apr. 1, 2022 / VASA Admin
Two Mood-Boosting Smoothies

The sunny days of spring have us excited for summer, but we’re bracing ourselves for that final winter storm. When you need a little dash of sunshine, make one of these mood-boosting smoothies. They taste delicious and are sure to bring a smile to your face.

 

Mood Boosting Ingredients

 

Bananas: High in vitamin B6 with a great combination of natural sugars and fiber that can help lower blood sugar!

Berries: High in antioxidants, vitamin C, and fiber—great for helping reduce stress and overall health.

Spinach: High in natural energy boosters including B vitamins, magnesium, and iron.

 

 

Greek Yogurt: Yogurt is packed with B12 and protein, a perfect combo to help keep you full longer.

Chocolate: The antioxidants in chocolate can help boost serotonin levels, which will make you feel happy.

Almonds: Almonds contain protein, magnesium, fiber, and vitamin E to help satisfy hunger.

 

 

 

Berry Blast Smoothie

Throw these ingredients into a blender and enjoy!

  • 1 banana
  • ½ cup frozen blueberries
  • ½ cup frozen raspberries
  • ½ cup spinach
  • ⅓ cup vanilla or plain Greek yogurt (optional)
  • ½ milk
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp honey

 

 

Chocolate Delight Smoothie

  • 2 frozen bananas
  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 scoop chocolate or vanilla protein powder
  • 1 tsp cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1-2 tbsp almond butter

Blend all ingredients together, pour into a glass, and enjoy. This is great for dessert, too! We recommend cutting the ingredients in half if you’re enjoying it after a meal.