Smoothies can be one of the easiest ways to get back on the healthy track after a day (or two) of overindulging. What you put in the blender can make a huge difference in the way you feel and function throughout the day! This almond ginger blueberry anti-inflammatory smoothie bowl is loaded with nutrients that will keep your energy levels up and hunger at bay.
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My love for nut butters has recently been taken to a whole new level with flavored nut butters. Have you tried any fun combinations of your own? Ashley over at Fit Mitten Kitchen and Davida from The Healthy Maven are always coming up with the craziest (most delicious) combos!
Since I have yet to attempt my own homemade nut butters (I know, I know), my foodie heart flutters when I see a must-have combo in the store. On my recent trip to North Carolina, I discovered almond ginger butter and oh my….
Ginger is known to be an anti-inflammatory food that will also help ease indigestion or nausea. A great way to get fresh ginger into your day is by making my favorite Hot Lemon Ginger Detox Tonic (for when you need something warm) or this almond ginger blueberry anti-inflammatory smoothie bowl (when you need something cold)!
To balance blood sugar levels and keep energy levels up, it’s important to build a smoothie that is well-rounded in the nutrient department. I love Kelly LeVeque’s approach to smoothies called the “fab four” – including protein, healthy fats, fiber and greens to promote a blood sugar stabilizing and anti-inflammatory lifestyle.
What you’ll need to make this almond ginger anti-inflammatory smoothie bowl:
Frozen, chopped spinach
Vega vanilla protein powder (or clean protein powder of choice)
Unsweetened almond milk
The idea behind the fab four smoothie philosophy is to limit the amount of fruits in your cup (or bowl) to keep blood sugars stable. You could easily replace the blueberries with banana if you like, or add less ice/more almond milk to create a thinner, drinkable consistency.
And don’t forget, if you make this Almond Ginger Blueberry Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie Bowl (or any other recipes), let me know! Leave a comment below or snap a pic on Instagram and tag it with @fitlivingeats and #fitlivingeats. I love seeing and sharing your recipe creations!
Looking for more smoothie inspiration? Check out these posts for ideas:
- Glow Baby Glow Carrot Orange Smoothie
- 25 Delicious Green Smoothie Recipes
- Dreamy Banana Tahini Smoothie
- Golden Milk Smoothie
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