Updated: Aug 13
This is by far one of my most favourite breakfast ideas. It is filling, it’s deliciously creamy, it is sweet and provides you with all the nutrients needed for the morning and the day. What could set your mood better for the day than this heavenly goodness?
Cashews calm the nerves and satisfy your belly (and the heart) especially in the form of this smoothie. Their dense heavy and warm quality, builds strength, leaves you feeling sustained and grounded, stabilising your nervous system and the busy mind. Cashews are high in fat and protein, contain zinc and magnesium, and are a highly nutritive stamina builders.
Makes 1 (generous) serving
Preparation time: 5 - 10 min
1 frozen banana
1 ice cube
1 tbsp cashew nut butter
1/2 tbsp lucuma powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp cocoa powder
240 ml almond milk
little pinch of pink Himalayan salt
fresh / dried berries or other fruit
* if you are trying to lose weight skip the date, half the cashew nut butter and don't use any extra toppings. My lifestyle is super active so I usually put 1+1/2 tbsp of cashew nut butter (also OK for athletes or generally very active people).
LET's DO THIS:
Throw everything in a blender and blend until smooth. If the smoothie is too thick add some extra milk or cold water.
Serve in your favourite bowl, and sprinkle, top and decorate with anything you fancy!
Are a nutrient-dense food offering lots of vitamins and minerals such as vitamin K, vitamin C, folate, potassium, and magnesium. It is well known for it's good - monounsaturated fat. And they provide creaminess to your savoury but also sweet dishes.
Contain high levels of vitamin B6, vitamin C, potassium and are high in fibre. While on the other hand, bananas are low in calories, cholesterol, fat and sodium.
- Element - earth + water
- Energy - cold + moist
✓ recommended for Vata & Pitta types
✗ aggravates Kapha dosha types
DISCOVER YOUR DOSHA
We are each a mix & a match of unique energies, called Doshas according to Ayurveda.
In this quiz, Veronika breaks down the percentage of each Dosha within you, to give you a deeper understanding of your true nature and showing you how to take the best care of yourself to achieve overall wellbeing and contentment.
• Muladhara | Root Chakra
Foods: Root vegetables (Beets, rutabagas, garlic, ginger, turnips, potatoes, and parsnips), chickpeas and red fruits.
I love being in my body
I am centred and grounded
I am able to let go of fear
I know I am eternally safe
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