Energizing Morning Smoothie Recipe

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Ever feel like you need an extra boost of energy to carry you through a SUP Yoga Practice or anything else you have going on? This smoothie recipe is a great option to give you that fire in your belly! Adding Matcha powder, a natural source of energy that also has other great health benefits such providing cancer-fighting anti-oxidants, will add an energy-boosting punch to any morning smoothie. A plant-based protein powder can always be substituted for whey protein if you desire. Substitute or add anything else you like for your own take on this recipe.

This smoothie gives a nice buzz without the jitters or lows you get a few hours after coffee. The coconut oil and avocado will give your blood sugar some slower burning fuel to sustain your energy levels along with the protein powder. These will also give your metabolism a nice boost with the healthy fats and give it a nice creamy texture.

It also serves a a turbo shot for your energy and your metabolism with some good fats and protein in there to prepare you for your day. You can buy matcha powder at some health food stores or buy it online, Enjoy!

Matcha Smoothie:

  • 1 Tablespoon Matcha powder
  • Handful of frozen peaches
  • Handful of spinach
  • 1/4 avocado
  • 1Tablespoon coconut oil
  • Scoop of whey protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey
  • Dash of sea salt
  • Optional scoop of maca powder to super charge your energy even more
  • Water and/or coconut water to desired consistency

Maybe you’ve already come up with an awesome smoothie combo featuring Matcha or another “superfood?” Feel free to share your favorite smoothie recipes with us here and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/paddleintofitness

Happy Paddling!