ATP-Boosting Energy Smoothie

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ATP-Boosting Energy Smoothie

I absolutely LOVE this smoothie!

It isn’t just any smoothie—it’s a carefully crafted blend designed to enhance your body’s ATP production.

ATP, or adenosine triphosphate, is basically the currency of energy in our cells. It powers pretty much everything we do, from sprinting to simply breathing.

The ingredients that make this smoothie a real energy booster:

  • Alkaline Protein Powder: Rich in essential amino acids that support muscle repair and growth. Protein is vital for enzyme production, which in turn helps in energy metabolism and ATP production.
  • Avocado: Loaded with healthy fats that provide a sustained energy source. Avocados also contain B vitamins, essential for ATP generation.
  • Blueberries: High in antioxidants, which protect cells from oxidative stress, thereby improving cellular function and energy production efficiency.
  • Chia Seeds: Packed with omega-3 fatty acids and fiber, which help stabilize blood sugar levels and maintain energy balance.
  • Flaxseed Meal: Provides fiber and omega-3 fatty acids, which contribute to cardiovascular health, enhancing oxygen delivery to the muscles and thus supporting energy production.
  • Turmeric Powder: Contains curcumin, known for its anti-inflammatory properties that can improve the efficiency of muscle and cellular function, aiding in smoother ATP production.
  • Cinnamon: Helps in regulating blood sugar levels, ensuring a steady energy supply and supporting metabolic health.
  • Spinach or Kale: These greens are rich in iron and magnesium, essential for the proper function of mitochondria where ATP is produced.
  • Optional Ginger or Cayenne Pepper: Ginger can boost metabolism and improve blood circulation, whereas cayenne pepper increases metabolic rate. Both can enhance energy production through better nutrient absorption and increased oxygen supply to cells.

It’s delicious and SO good for your energy!  Let’s get into it:

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ATP Boosting Energy Smoothie

Wash all of the ingredients and blend until smooth!

  • Author: Ross

Ingredients

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1 cup unsweetened almond milk

1 scoop alkaline plant-based protein powder

1/2 avocado, peeled andpitted

1/4 cup blueberries

1 tablespoon chia seeds

1 tablespoon flaxseed meal

1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 handful of spinach or kale (thoroughly washed)

Optional: A small piece of ginger or a pinch of cayenne pepper for an extra kic

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  1. Deborah Reply

    Hi Ross, I would also like to know what protein powder you use. Thanks!

  2. Rosha Reply

    Hi Can you please share what alkaline protein powder do you use and where can I purchase?
    I also can’t find cayenne pepper no where in the UK. What brand do you use?

  3. Rosha Reply

    Hi Ross, Ive been a fan since 2015 when my mom got sick with cancer but Ive only try changing my lifestyle. Can you please share what alkaline protein powder do you use and where can I purchase?
    I also can’t find cayenne pepper no where in the UK. What brand do you use?

    • Tina Reply

      You can by cayenne pepper in the supermarket in Uk in the salt and pepper and herb isle with turmeric powder etc

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