By Brooke Brennan

This recipe combines my love for this upcoming season, superfoods and smoothies! Honeycrisp season has always been a time when I know fall is right around the corner. I created this smooothie to honor falling leaves, cozy sweaters and my favorite apple. As a mom, I know that smoothies are a great way to sneak healthy foods and superfoods into my little one’s diet. I added my three favorite (and undetectable) superfoods into this smoothie: coconut oil, flax meal and chia seeds. These three amigos are invisible, tasteless and totally undetectable by even the most discerning tongue. I sneak these into our kid’s smoothies daily and they have no idea that I am giving them a digestive & brain boost that are partnered with fiber, calcium, iron and essential fatty acids. This smoothie is delicious, will make you feel good and keep you feeling good for hours!

Ingredients:

2 small or 1 large Honeycrisp apples, cored & quartered
1 ½ cup nut milk (unsweetened)
½ cup filtered water
1 banana, frozen
1 tbsp. each: maple syrup, gluten-free oats, coconut oil, chia seeds and flax meal
1 tsp. each: vanilla extract, cinnamon
Pinch of pink salt
Handful of ice cubes

Directions:

  1. Add all ingredients to a high speed blender and blend until combined and smooth.
  2. Taste test, adding additional maple syrup if needed.
  3. Serve immediately and sprinkle with cinnamon (optional).

 

Brooke is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach who works with women, men and families to help them achieve their ideal vision of health. Through one-on-one coaching, she is given the gift of partnering with her clients to help them reach wellness goals they never thought possible. Check out her website at www.BrookeBrennanWellness.com. 

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