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Four Delicious Superfood Smoothies For Fall

While smoothies are certainly more popular during the warmer months of the year, there’s nothing wrong with enjoying them during the Fall season. A smoothie can be a great way to add superfood nutrition to your diet. To bump up your nutrition you can simply change the ingredients in your smoothies. This allows you to take advantage of the season by eating those superfoods that are available at this time of year.

A few important notes about the smoothie recipes below:

  • By using bone broth instead of plain ice cubes you’ll be adding a small amount of a wonderful nutrient dense liquid that adds to the health benefits of the smoothies.
  • For added protein in each of the smoothies listed below add 1-2 scoops of collagen powder.  This odorless, flavorless powder is also highly beneficial for gut health but won’t change the delicious flavor of the smoothie.
  • When using almond or coconut milk be sure to read the label and avoid carrageenan. This ingredient, made from a red seaweed, can be highly irritating to the gut.
  • Each recipe below makes 2 servings, if desired you can cut the recipe in half to make just a single serving.
  • If you want to make two servings and save one for later it’s recommended that you freeze the second serving in order to prevent the ingredients from oxidizing. When you are ready to drink it, thaw a little more than halfway (overnight in the fridge should work) and re-blend. The frozen one may have a thicker consistency when blended depending on how much you let it thaw.

Winter Walnut Smoothie

This delicious and refreshing smoothie is full of powerful antioxidants. You may want to add the cinnamon last in order to be able to flavor it to your personal preference

2 cups almond or coconut milk
2 cups frozen organic wild blueberries
2 tbsp fresh-ground flax seeds
2 tbsp organic molasses
1-2 tsps cinnamon
4 bone broth cubes

Cran-Orange Smoothie

Packed with vitamin C this smoothie is a great booster for your immune system. With the addition of kombucha, you’re also adding some wonderful gut-supporting probiotics to the smoothie

6 oranges, washed, peeled and sectioned
2 cups frozen cranberries,
1 16-ounce bottle cranberry kombucha
1 ½ tsp vanilla extract
6 bone broth cubes

Almost Like Pie Smoothie

This smoothie packs a nutrient dense punch because of the pumpkin and apples. Because of the oats, yogurt, and frozen banana its quite thick. With the addition of protein powder, this would be a meal replacement smoothie. You may need to add a little more almond milk to get it to blend well.

1/3 C gluten-free oats
½ C pumpkin puree
1 ½ C organic Greek yogurt
2 medium organic Fuji apples (about 2 cups)
1 banana, frozen and broken into pieces
1 C almond or coconut milk
¼ t pumpkin pie spice
6 bone broth cubes

Carrot Cake Smoothie

This smoothie is practically a dessert. Packed with flavor it’s a perfect treat for breakfast or as a snack in the middle of the afternoon.

1 frozen banana, broken into chunks
¼ cup shredded carrots
1 tbsp vanilla extract
1- 1½ tsp cinnamon (to taste)
generous pinch nutmeg
1 C organic yogurt
½ C almond or coconut milk
¼ t ginger
4 bone broth cubes

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