Strawberry and Spinach Smoothie (and Personal Growth and Change) ;)

I never thought that strawberries and spinach would be one of my favorite all-time combinations but then again, I never thought that my life would go in the direction it has gone. If anyone had asked me five years ago (when I was hosting an Italian television program and having just graduated from my MBA program in Spain), I couldn’t have imagined that I would be studying nutrition, becoming a certified health coach, writing a blog on healthy food and recipes and opening an organic café in the center of Rome. And when I take a step back and look at the radical changes I have made in my life and lifestyle, I realize that this is truly what it is all about: evolution, discovering new passions, change and growth.

So to accompany this change and constant movement, here is a deliciously creamy and healthy smoothie recipe. One of my favorites, for sure.

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Strawberry Spinach Coconut Milk Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup organic coconut milk
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 ½ large handfuls baby spinach
  • 1 tbsp raw honey (maple syrup or agave is fine for strict vegans)
  • 1 tbsp shelled hemp seeds
  • 1 frozen banana
  • Filtered water (amounts vary. Just add until desired consistency is reached)

Instructions:

  • Blend (I used my vitamix!)
  • Top (I topped with dehydrated coconut shavings and chocolate chunks from a Conscious Chocolate bar)
  • Serve and enjoy

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