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Spirulina, the Ultimate Superfood? + Banana, Blueberry & Red Peanut Smoothie (Vegan/Vegetarian/GF)

This is a WONDERFUL smoothie which uses the magnificent superfood- SPIRULINA. AWESOME!

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imageI loved this smoothie! It has an unusual combination of ingredients and I wasn’t expecting to photograph it at all because usually anything with dark ingredients, and especially Spirulina, will look less than appetising. I was pleasantly surprised, it looks just like a milkshake!

Nutritionally, it has everything you could ask for: potassium, magnesium, iron, zinc, calcium, protein, B12, Vitamin K, iodine, essential fatty acids, fibre – in fact, more vitamins, minerals and antioxidants than you can shake a spoon at.

This so-called superfood can help with post-exercise recovery and fatigue, plus reduce the symptoms of Candida and of allergic rhinitis, among other benefits.

Spirulinais an algae that is mostly protein (between 60% and 70%) and contains a long list of vitamins, minerals and fatty acids. I found it difficult to take on its own when I first tried it just in water, it was better in a…

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About Tamara Hoerner (499 Articles)
I am a student at Hawthorn University working toward a MS degree in Holistic Nutrition. For me, the name Purple Almond symbolizes “Good, nutritious, whole food bringing light and life to the body, awakening the inherent healing mechanisms within.”

6 Comments on Spirulina, the Ultimate Superfood? + Banana, Blueberry & Red Peanut Smoothie (Vegan/Vegetarian/GF)

  1. Thank you. I have a hate hate with spirula but you remind why i take .. i had stopped will start again..

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  2. Where do you buy it?

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