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Incredibly Festive Flag Day Protein Smoothie

Incredibly Festive Flag Day Protein Smoothie

You’re a GRAND ol’ flag…

You're a high flying flag…

And  forever in peace may you wave…

You're the emblem of, the land I love…

THE HOME OF THE FREE AND THE BRAVE!

In honor of Flag Day, whip up this festive red, white and blue protein smoothie!

What Is Flag Day?

  • Celebrated annually on June 14th
  • Commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States (June 14, 1777)
  • The U.S. Army Birthdays are also celebrated on this date
  • In 1916, the president of the United States issued a proclamation that officially established June 14th as Flag Day
  • In August 1949, National Flag Day was established by an Act of Congress

How To Make A Flag Day Smoothie

Health Benefits

Organifi Complete Protein Powder

  • Vegan, gluten free, soy free, non GMO, dairy free and USDA certified organic
  • Loaded with digestive enzymes that promote healthy digestion
  • 20 grams of plant-based protein in each serving!
  • Helps increase your body’s ability to absorb nutrients
  • Boosts your immune system
  • Full of vitamins and minerals

Strawberries

  • Excellent source of antioxidant-promoting vitamin C and manganese
  • Good source of dietary fiber, iodine and folate
  • Rich in copper, potassium, biotin, phosphorus, magnesium, vitamin B6 and omega-3 fatty acids

Banana

  • Naturally fat and cholesterol-free
  • Has a high potassium content - great for your nerve and muscle function
  • Contains a good amount of vitamin C
  • Contains fiber, which helps you feel fuller longer and promotes healthy and regular bowel movements

Blueberries

  • High levels of phytochemicals - naturally occurring nutrients that help protect cells from damage
  • Excellent antioxidant power, which protects your body from inflammation and free radicals
  • Loaded with fiber, which helps you feel fuller longer
  • Helps prevent the effects of aging, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, cancer, arthritis and diabetes
  • Low in calories, but high in nutrients
    • Packed with manganese
  • Filled with immune-boosting vitamin C
    • Also contains vitamin K

Coconut Milk

  • Coconut milk is packed with nutrients such as magnesium and potassium:
    • Muscles use these to repair broken down tissue and to grow back stronger
  • Coconut milk does not need to be fully digested first before your body can use it
    • Great source of energy for your brain
  • Excellent source of plant-based iron

Flag Day Smoothie

Ingredients:

Red Layer

White Layer

Blue Layer

Instructions:

1. In a high speed blender, mix the red layer ingredients until smooth and creamy.
  • Pour into a cup and place in the freezer.
  • Rinse out the blender.
2. Add the white layer ingredients to the blender and mix until well combined.
  • Remove the cup from the freezer and pour the white layer mixture on  top of the red. Place the cup back in the freezer.
  • Clean the blender.
3. Add the blue layer ingredients and blend until mixed.
  • Remove the cup from the freezer and pour the blue layer mixture on top of the white.
  • Garnish with freshly chopped blueberries, strawberries and shredded coconut.

This festive smoothie will certainly help your heart beat true for the red, white and blue.

Happy Flag Day!

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