Food for the Heart - Recipes from Soul

Oaktopia Rejuvenating Smoothie

 

Did you buy a three day pass to Oaktopia, drank too much on the first night, and then the second, and then the third and now comes the most epic hang over? This smoothie will help you get back on your feet, out the door and feeling human again. 

 

Hangovers begin hours after drinking has subsided and the blood alcohol level begins to drop, ultimately leaving you with withdrawal after a night of drinking. Some signs include dizziness, fatigue, headaches, sensitivity to light, and vomiting.  What does your hangover look like?

 

The ingredients picked for this smoothie are great for symptoms. Spinach, ginger, blackberries, and chia seeds are great anti-inflammatories, the apple will give you the energy you need and help with stabilize blood sugar, the coconut yogurt has probiotics needed to promote gut movement, matcha has caffeine that will help get you going and coconut water will hydrate and reestablish electrolytes after all the drinking the night before.

What you need:

1 cup of spinach
½ cup of blackberries
½ cup of coconut yogurt
1 apple chopped with skin
1tbsp grated ginger
1tbsp matcha
¼ cup of agave
Coconut water (amount will vary based on preference of consistency)
Ice (amount will vary based on preference of consistency)

What to do:

Put all ingredients in a blender and blend till desired consistency.

Pair with a piece of avocado toast from previous blog to restore carbs and fat.

Consume to get going and recover from those postopia blues.

Enjoy

-Michi and Melissa