Arugula Energy Burst
This Arugula Energy Burst is a refreshing and nutritious way to start your day. Packed with antioxidants and healthy fats, it's the perfect smoothie for a quick and easy breakfast or post-workout snack. The arugula adds a peppery kick that complements the sweetness of the fruit, while the chia seeds and almond butter provide a boost of protein and fiber.
Arugula, a leafy green vegetable in the Brassicaceae family, has been enjoyed for centuries for its peppery flavor and nutritional value. Originally from the Mediterranean region, arugula is now grown all over the world and is a popular ingredient in salads, soups, and other dishes. In recent years, arugula has become a favorite among health-conscious consumers due to its high content of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
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Prep time: 5 | Cook time: 0 | Serves: 1
  • 1 cup arugula
  • 1/2 cup frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup frozen mango
  • 1/4 cup plain almond milk
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour into a glass and enjoy immediately.
  3. For a thicker smoothie, add more frozen fruit or ice.
  4. For a sweeter smoothie, add a drizzle of honey or maple syrup.
  5. For a protein-packed smoothie, add a scoop of your favorite plant-based protein powder.
Why It Works
  • The combination of arugula, frozen banana, and frozen mango creates a smooth and creamy texture.
  • The almond milk and water provide a neutral base that allows the flavors of the arugula and fruit to shine through.
  • The chia seeds and almond butter add a boost of protein and fiber, making this smoothie a satisfying and filling meal.
  • The vanilla extract adds a touch of sweetness and complexity to the flavor profile.