SMOOTHIE SATURDAY: MORE POWER GINGERBREAD SMOOTHIE

If you're office is anything like ours, and the holiday cookies, cake and gingerbread men keep calling your name, you'll be thankful for this recipe. It tastes so good, so will satisfy your craving for another gingerbread man! 

Here's the recipe: 

 

Why we love these ingredients: 

Navy Beans: are an excellent source of dietary fiber and a very good source of both folate and manganese. They are also a good source of many minerals including copper, phosphorus, magnesium and iron. In addition, navy beans are a good source of protein and vitamin B1.

Avocado: Contain more potassium than bananas, are packed full of fiber, and can help you absorb nutrients from other plant based foods you consume. 

Ginger: A good source of vitamin C, magnesium, potassium, copper, and manganese, ginger is listed as an herbal medicine with carminative effects: a substance that promotes the release of intestinal gas.

Flaxseed

Cinnamon: High source of antioxidants and can have positive effects on blood sugar levels, digestion, and immunity. It can also be used to help ease inflammation.