Mango, moringa & nettle recovery smoothie

by veronica
mango-nettle-moringa

I’m currently trying to up my iron intake, and this post-workout smoothie with added Moringa really hits the spot. It’s easy to make, with a few ingredients and powerful powders instead, so it takes absolutely no time at all to make.

I’m just a beginner with the Moringa powder as yet, which means that I don’t use more then 1 tsp. It’s highly recommended to start slow with 0,5 tsp up to 2-4 tsp of the powder. I accidentally got to much in a smoothie once when I just started out with this and man I felt nauseous and unwell.  It was a horrible experience. So take it slow. 

This is recipe yields enough for one person. 


 

Ingredients:
  • 2,5 dl  almond milk, unsweetened
  • 2 dl of frozen mango cubes 
  • 1 pc small banana, ripe
  • 2 tbsp nettle powder
  • 1 tsp moringa powder
Directions:
  • Put all the ingredients in a blender, mix until smooth.
  • Serve immediately.

Quick Benefits breakdown: 

Nettle powder:

  • High ion and vitamin C content
  • Contains other vitamins such as A, D, K and 
  • Anti-inflammatory 
  • Natural diuretic 
  • Contains a lot of different minerals such as calcium, magnesium, silica and more
  • Contains protein and amino acids 

Red more about the health benefits of Nettle here

Moringa powder 

  • High protein content 
  • Contains iron, magnesium and calcium
  • Contains vitamin A, E, K
  • Anti-inflammatory 

Read more about Moringa health benefits here

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