It features a surprising veggie: cauliflower.
“Don’t be afraid to add unexpected ingredients to your smoothies,” says New York City-based recipe developer Julia Gartland. “You won’t be able to taste it but cauliflower, for example, creates a thick texture and adds extra nutrients.” Another favorite Gartland cites is spirulina: “It has more iron than spinach and even adds some protein.”
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- 1¼ cup blueberries, frozen
- ½ cup cauliflower florets, frozen
- ½ teaspoon spirulina powder
- 1-inch piece of ginger, peeled and diced
- 2 tablespoons hemp seeds
- ¼ cup mint leaves
- ¾ cup cashew-macadamia milk
- Cacao nibs
- Hemp seeds
- Chia seeds
- Mint leaves
Add the first six ingredients into a freezer bag or glass jar and store in the freezer. Store the milk separately in the fridge.
In a high-powered blender, add all ingredients and blend for one minute, or until completely smooth. Garnish with toppings as desired and serve immediately.