Today’s Second Breakfast falls under both daily smoothie and daily juice.
It is a potent one, containing maca (I’ve been sharing recipes with it but not sharing what it actually is – bad blogger). Maca is an earthy flavored superfood powder, originating from a root vegetable. Some suggested benefits of maca? Energy! Maca contains all of the essential aminos, B vitamins (there’s that energy!) including B12, minerals and enzymes. *
It is said to regulate hormones, boost mood, and balance glands. *
It amps up my smoothies and makes them taste good.
Sunny Mandarin Frostie
Peel and juice oranges. Add juice to blender with remaining ingredients. Blend until smooth.
This was amazing… and another summery taste in the middle of winter.
Today’s smoothie also gives a nod to Shake’s Pizza in Columbia:
Who has a Shakespeare’s cup? I know you’re out there…
*sources: David Free, LMT; Center for Natural Medicine