Superfood powders pack plentiful benefits in a single scoop. When they're processed, all the whole-food vitamins, minerals and antioxidants are kept in tact. That's good news for athletes looking to boost energy levels, decrease inflammation and enhance immune support.
Superfood powders are easy to mix into smoothies and side dishes, such as these below.
- 1/4 cup dry black rice
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 tablespoon spirulina
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- Sea salt to taste
Place rice into water, bring to a boil. Once water is boiling reduce heat, cover and let simmer for about 35 minutes until all the water is absorbed.
Turn off the heat and let sit, covered for 15 minutes. Do not stir. Once set, fluff the rice with a fork and add spirulina, olive oil and salt.
Coconut Greens Smoothie
- 1/2 banana
- 1/2 cup organic, frozen blueberries
- 1 tablespoon coconut flakes
- 1 tablespoon "greens" powder
- 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
- 1/2 cup fat-free, plain Greek yogurt
Place all ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth.
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