The research keeps building and continues to prove the undeniable benefits of this simple drink. Green tea not only tastes great, it also helps strengthen your immune system. Jammed packed with antioxidants, green tea can lower your cholesterol and blood pressure. It also reduces the risk of developing a number of types of cancer and Alzheimers.
Fruit and vegetable smoothies and shakes are the perfect way to enjoy the benefits of green tea. They can be extremely rich in nutrients and are super simple to make, especially when you are in a rush. You can even make them the night before, put them in the fridge and take them to go the next morning. Looking for a great smoothie recipe which incorporates green tea as an ingredient? Look no further! Online recipes are the best way to find some great smoothie recipes as well.
Start by brewing two cups of green tea, made with four tea bags so that it is strong.
Pour the green tea into a blender and add any or all of the following:
a banana for potassium and fiber
a half cup of of yogurt, flavor of your choice
a handful of nutritious blueberries or strawberries
a tablespoon of soy vanilla powder for protein
cinnamon for your cholesterol and blood sugar
This delicious green tea smoothie is full of antioxidants, protein, vitamins and minerals, but if you’d like to add some fiber, add two tablespoons of oatmeal.
Blend until all ingredients are smooth.
Optional ingredients include:
orange juice-Great source of vitamin C
mango, kiwi or other fruit or berries-source of vitamins and antioxidants
a spoonful of peanut butter for protein