The Figaro

The Figaro – A Protein Packed Dense Healthy Nutrient Shake

Bring on the protein! For those who like to mix in a bit of exercise with their healthy diet, Whey provides premium, grass-fed protein with all the essential amino acids to help your body recover and build muscle. Nutrient packed dense smoothie with healthy antioxidants, fibre, iron, calcium, potassium, magnesium, omega-3’s, vitamins A, B(B1, B2, B6), C, K… This is a sure fire way to maximise your body’s potential and get you looking like Schwarzenegger in no time!

Ingredients:

  • Handful Of Kale
  • Handful Of Spinach
  • 2 Handfuls Of Blueberries
  • Half a Pineapple
  • 1 Cooked Beetroot
  • 1 Celery Stick
  • 1 Lemon
  • A Thumb Of Ginger
  • 1 Passion Fruit
  • 2 Tablespoons Ground Flax Seeds
  • 2 Scoops Whey Protein Powder (only add if you exercise regularly and are looking to put on weight)
  • 1 Tablespoon MCT Oil
  • ½ Pint Of Water
  • 12 Ice Cubes

Method:

  1. Wash the kale and spinach and add to your blender.
  2. Chop off the top of the pineapple. Slice the remaining in half. Peel of the skin and slice into bits (I usually divide into 8 pieces). Chuck them in.
  3. Throw in the beetroot.
  4. Add the flax seeds.
  5. Wash the celery, break into quarters and throw them in.
  6. Peel the skin of the ginger either with your knife or a potato peeler. Chop into smaller bits and chuck them in.
  7. Add the blueberries.
  8. Add the Whey.
  9. Peel the skin of the lemon, cut in half, deseed any visible seeds with your knife and add them in.
  10. Cut the passion fruit in half and scoop the insides into your blender.
  11. Attach the blender to the rest of it.
  12. Add a tablespoon of MCT Oil.
  13. Pour in about half a pint of water into the blender.
  14. Mix until the consistency is smooth and free of any lumps.
  15. Add in about 8 cubes of ice.
  16. Mix again.
  17. Divide the remaining ice cubes between the number of glasses, or into the storage container (keeps it nice and cool while you drink it)
  18. Pour out the smoothie as desired
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