the White Lotus Kitchen
Not-Too-Sweet Super Charged Smoothie
Ganga's smoothie recipe is super packed with energy.
It uses an Eden Organic Rice-Soy milk and carrot juice
as its base. This smoothie is loaded with Omega's 3,
6 and 9 from both hemp hearts and chia seeds which also
deliver high protein and are a great source of inulin
fiber. Inulin increases calcium absorption and possibly
magnesium absorption, while promoting the growth of
intestinal bacteria. It is sometimes categorized as
a prebiotic. We use Gaia Herbs Chia Fresh which comes
in a 100% biodegradable container (yes!) and can be
found through www.gaiaherbs.com. The Super Charged Smoothie
is not too sweet but tastes nutty and really rich and
delish! Studies show that cultures who eat nuts and
seeds regularly as a part of their weekly diet are amongst
the cultures that enjoy the greatest longevity.
We welcome you to try this super cool smoothie and
then encourage you to go crazy, get creative, and flow
with your own smoothie blend. Like our White Lotus approach
to yoga, it's ultimately very flexible.
1 ½ cups Eden Organic Rice-Soy Milk (substitute almond,
hemp, coconut or dairy if you like)
¾ cup fresh squeezed carrot juice
2 heaping tsps. chia seeds
2 Tbs hemp hearts
8-10 walnuts (or other nuts of your choice)
1 ½ scoops of whey protein powder (or other protein
powder, if you choose)
1 small cored Fuji or Pink Lady apple (or apple of your
In a blender add the rice-soy milk and carrot juice.
Then add chia, hemp hearts, walnuts and protein powder.
Finally, add the apple cored and cut into quarters.
Blend all ingredients on low speed for 30 seconds to
a minute then increase the speed for another minute
or until all ingredients are smooth. Blending too high,
too quickly will cause the protein powder to form lumps
and cling to the side of your blender and will not puree
the nuts and seeds well enough. If this smoothie is
not sweet as you would like, add a little blue agave
syrup. Blend, pour and power up!