Vanilla Berry Smoothie

Vanilla Berry Protein Smoothie

Get your protein fix with our delicious Vanilla Berry Smoothie 😋 Incorporating our vanilla protein with functional mushrooms, this recipe is the perfect way to boost your energy and fuel your day! 🌟🍓

Ingredients:
1/2 Cup Blueberries
1/2 Cup Raspberries
1 Tablespoon Chia seeds

2 Tablespoons Evo+ Vanilla Protein Powder
1/2 Tsp Cinnamon
100Ml Kefir
250Ml Water
Handful of Ice

Method:
Blend it all up and enjoy!

 Vanilla Berry Smoothie

 


Consuming protein in the morning offers several potential benefits:

Satiety and Appetite Control: Protein has a higher satiety value compared to carbohydrates and fats. Including protein-rich foods in your breakfast can help you feel fuller and more satisfied, reducing the likelihood of overeating or snacking on unhealthy foods later in the day. This can be particularly beneficial for weight management and controlling calorie intake.

Blood Sugar Regulation: Consuming protein alongside carbohydrates can help regulate blood sugar levels. Including protein in your morning meal slows down the digestion and absorption of carbohydrates, preventing rapid spikes in blood glucose levels and providing a more sustained release of energy. This can help stabilize your energy levels and prevent mid-morning energy crashes.

Muscle Maintenance and Growth: After an overnight fast, your body requires a source of protein to help replenish and repair muscle tissue. Consuming protein in the morning provides the necessary amino acids to support muscle maintenance and growth. This can be especially important for individuals engaged in regular exercise or those aiming to increase muscle mass.

Metabolism Boost: The thermic effect of food (TEF) is the energy expenditure associated with the digestion and processing of the nutrients we consume. Protein has a higher TEF compared to carbohydrates and fats. By including protein in your morning meal, you can slightly increase your metabolic rate and the number of calories burned during digestion, potentially supporting weight management.

Cognitive Function and Focus: Protein-rich foods provide essential amino acids that are the building blocks for neurotransmitters, such as dopamine and serotonin, which are involved in regulating mood, concentration, and cognitive function. Including protein in your breakfast can help support mental clarity, focus, and overall cognitive performance throughout the day.

 

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