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Eat your greens can be easier said than done, the same applies for other healthy and nutrient rich foods which may not be the most enjoyable to get down! This is why smoothies are a fantastic way to pack in all the necessities our bodies crave in a tasty, convenient manner.  If you find yourself lacking or requiring more of a nutrient, then we’ve got the perfect solution- yerp you guessed it: a smoothie! But it’s not just any old smoothie, these smoothies we’ve created are customised to your own requirements. Need more fibre? Finding your deficient in iron? Struggling to get those greens in? Just smashed out an intense workout? We’ve got you covered! Take a look below to find your perfect smoothie. All you’ll need to do is blend and drink!

GOT 99 PROBLEMS & FIBRE IS ONE


Fibre is essential for proper functioning of the gut.  It promotes bowel movement, reduction in blood cholesterol and modulation of blood glucose[1]. Our daily intake requirements for fibre is 30g, but unfortunately many Australians struggle to meet at least half of this! By incorporating some of our favourite high fibre superfoods you’ll be able to boost your fibre intake in just one meal.

Raw Caramel Thick Shake
1 tbsp Morlife Certified Organic Chia Seeds
1 heaped tsp Morlife Certified Organic Inulin Plus
15g Morlife Certified Organic Lucuma Powder
1 frozen banana
1 cup vanilla almond milk
ice

Fibre tally: 9.9g (33% of your recommended daily intake for fibre)

green smoothie

NEED TO EAT YO' GREENS


Why eat them when you can drink them right?! Green vegetables aren't always fun to get down but they’re so good for us thanks to all the vitamins and minerals they contain. Our magical product; Alkalising Greens will definitely make your life a whole lot easier, not only do they contain essential greens but fruits, functional herbs, superfoods, amino acids and more. The great part; it comes in three delicious flavours; Acai Raspberry, Lemon Lime and Pineapple Coconut. Downing this smoothie first thing in the morning will definitely give you energy and help alkalise your body with Magnesium and Zinc^

Tropical Green Smoothie
1 heaped tsp. Morlife Alkalising Greens Pineapple Coconut
½ cup frozen pineapple
1 frozen banana
handful spinach
1 cup coconut water
ice

Greens Count: 21 super greens, fruits & vegetables

 

MAKE LIKE POPEYE AND GET SOME IRON


A very important mineral, Iron is involved in many physiological processes in the body. It contributes to energy production, immune system function, blood formation, cognitive function and reduction of tiredness and fatigue. Food sources rich in iron consist of mostly wholegrain cereals, meats, fish and poultry, for vegetarians and vegans it can be tough to ensure adequate intakes of iron as although plant sources may contain iron, it is less bioavailable. But not to worry, Spirulina is a great superfood to boost iron, containing 14% of the recommended dietary intake in just 1 serve. Consuming vitamin C with iron containing foods is also another trick to help increase the absorbance of iron in the body which is why we’ve paired up our Alkalising Greens with Spirulina. Alkalising Greens contains 68% of your recommended dietary intake of vitamin C along with 10% of the recommended dietary intake for iron- that’s a double whammy!

Energy Boost Smoothie
1 heaped tsp. Morlife Alkalising Greens Acai Raspberry
1 heaped tsp. Morlife Certified Organic Spirulina Powder
1 frozen banana
½ cup frozen raspberries
handful spinach
1 cup water
ice

Iron amount: 2.9mg (24% of the Recommended Dietary Intake) 

smoothie time

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REFUEL AFTER THAT GRUELLING SWEAT SESH


After an intense workout session, it’s important to replenish and repair the body feeding it the nutrition it requires. Generally protein is an excellent post workout meal, but there are other key foods beneficial for the body to help it fully recover, this includes electrolytes and amino acids. Our Cocount Water contains a natural source of potassium, which is necessary for normal water and electrolyte balance. It also contributes to normal muscle function and nervous system function. Plantiful Protein is one of the most comprehensive plant based proteins on the market that not only contains essential vitamins, minerals and amino acids but also superfoods and functional herbs, more than 20g of protein per serve, it makes an ideal post workout smoothie.

Post Workout Smoothie
35g (2 scoops) Morlife Plantiful Protein
1 ¼ tsp Morlife L-Glutamine powder
4 tsp Morlife Coconut Water powder
1 frozen banana
1 cup water
ice

Protein Amount: 26.8g!

 

[1] Nutrient Reference Values for Australia and New Zealand, Australian Government National Health and Medical Research Council
^This food is not a sole source of nutrition and should be consumed in conjunction with a healthy, varied diet, active lifestyle and an appropriate exercise program. Not suitable for children under 15 years of age or pregnant women. Should only be used under medical or dietetic supervision.