Smooth and creamy and full of all the health benefits a smoothie should have, this vanilla cardamom smoothie will be the reason you sigh with happiness today.
- 1 cup water
- 1/3 cup Sunwarrior Coconut Milk
- 2-3 dates, Pitted
- 1 tablespoon Almond butter
- 1 tablespoon Maca Powder (optional)
- 1 teaspoon Sunwarrior Sea Salt
- 1 teaspoon Vanilla , extracted
- 1 teaspoon Cardamom powder
Using a high speed blender, blend all ingredients until smooth and creamy.
Vanilla extract is a powerful anti-bacterial ingredient; it’s also well known for its anti-inflammatory properties along with being rich in anti-oxidants. It improves cellular metabolism, soothes anxiety, and improves skin condition.
Cardamom is rich in anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. They are also rich in micronutrients such as niacin, pyridoxine, riboflavin, thiamine, vitamin A, vitamin C, sodium, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, and zinc.
Cardamom is known to reduce depression, improve digestion, reduces muscle and joint pain, and also helps the body detoxify.
Maca is a root vegetable that is high in antioxidants and nutrients, such as vitamin C, copper, and iron. It has been used medicinally for thousands of years and has been shown to enhance sexual health and libido; improve energy, mood and memory; and balance hormone levels
Almonds are a natural source of healthy fats; they are also rich in protein, fiber, magnesium, and Vitamin E. They help to regulate blood pressure, lower cholesterol, and improve skin and hair quality.