15 Mai Superfood Morning
40-60ml filtered water
1 large mango chilled or frozen (ripe, texture fibre-free)
1 Teaspoon coconut oil (cold pressed, organic)
1 Tablespoon flaxseed oil (cold pressed, organic)
1 Tablespoon hemp seeds
1/2 Teaspoon Matcha green tea powder
10 – 15 Goji berries (use good organic quality, should be slightly moist and soft)
a handful raspberries
To make it:
Cut and peel the mango. Place 40ml of filtered water with mango, coconut oil, flaxseed oil and 3/4 of the hemp seeds into your high-speed blender, preferably a Vitamix for the best smooth and silky texture. Select Variable 1 and slowly increase speed to Variable 10 for 30 seconds. Add Matcha and if needed 20ml of water. Blend for another 30sec. Transfer the cream into a bowl and sprinkle with the rest of the hemp seeds, gojis, and raspberries.
Eat right away! As mango changes in taste when stored for to long. Feel free to add / change seasonal fruit for topping.
What are Superfoods?
Superfoods are nutrient rich foods that have many unique properties. They have super high healing and nourishing potentials. They provide / contain vitamins, minerals, enzymes, essential fatty acids and amino acids, phytonutrients and many more valuable nutrients that support health.
is a rich source of plant protein that is easy to digest. It contains all essential amino acids (the building blocks of protein), improves the immune system, physical strength, is anti-inflammatory and has the ideal ratio of omega-6 and omega-3 essential fatty acids. It is an excellent source of trace mineral, high in fiber, vitamin E, is a powerful antioxidant and balances hormones.
Coconut oil – pure raw organic virgin:
Is a superfood that has therapeutic and beauty care properties. It contains antioxidants, healthy antiviral, anti-fungal and antimicrobial saturated fatty acids which help fight off viruses and bacteria. Its medium chain fatty acids support the immune system, the nervous system, thyroid gland, the skin and boosts energy. It has an anti-aging effect and regulates the hormone production. It boosts metabolism and helps weight loss.
are regarded as the longevity superfood. They have anti-inflammatory properties, are strength building, stimulate the production of growth hormone, are a rich source of antioxidant, contain all essential amino acids, boost the immune system, improve vision, are good for heart and brain health.
Superfoods rich in omega-3 fatty acids (such as flaxseeds, hemp seeds) should be taken together with coconut oil to increase the effectiveness of omega-3!
alkalizes the body. It is rich in pre-biotic dietary fiber and enzymes which aid digestion, it has antioxidant properties. It is an excellent source of vitamin A (antioxidant and vision) and carotenoids such as beta-carotene (powerful antioxidant) as well as vitamin C (antioxidant and immune booster) and B6 (heart disease prevention).
is a high source of omega 3, good for brain function, lowers cholesterol, antioxidant
Matcha Green Tea Powder:
is made out of the whole leaf. It is an antioxidant powerhouse. It boosts energy and metabolism, detoxes the body, is rich in fiber, provides vitamin C, zinc, magnesium.
Recipe by Bels™