7 Ways to Add Protein to Your Smoothie, with Real, Whole Foods

3 Things You Need for a Healthy Smoothie

Smoothies are a great way to start the day. They are incredibly easy to make, gentle on the digestive system and provide the body with nutrient dense, clean fuel. That is, if you use the right ingredients.

First things first, what ingredients should you be adding to your smoothie?

Three important things. Protein, healthy fats, and fiber.

But...this is only a winning combination if you use clean ingredients. And let’s be honest, I know you’ve looked at the ingredient labels on protein powders and thought to yourself, there’s an awful lot of ingredients in this powder, is it really healthy?

Protein powders are notoriously loaded with sugar and other junk ingredients that are absolutely, not necessary. You can literally get you protein fill from single sources using real, whole foods.

The Importance of Protein

So let’s talk a little more about protein. A healthy serving per meal is about 15 grams, which along with...

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