The term “superfood” is becoming increasingly popular in the world of nutrition. These are nutrient-rich vegetables, fruits or herbs that we can add to our daily diet to achieve their many benefits in the context of health and wellbeing. Did you know that there are certain superfoods that can be used to make energy boosting drinks at home? These are also known as natural energy drinks as they contain all natural and pure ingredients. They have the ability to provide you with the desired level of energy, whether you want a post-workout smoothie or something to kick-start a long day at work.
Superfoods for Boost Energy Drinks
The superfoods that we are going to introduce in our recipes include;
Of course it’s impossible to consume any of these alone, so the best way to benefit from them is to add them to a drink or smoothie. Spirulina is used in the form of powder and it is a rich source of proteins and antioxidants; chlorella is often termed as spirulina’s cousin but has benefits of its own and it is also ranked number one among world’s most healthful foods. Chlorella is available in the form of tablets as well as powder. And the third most important ingredient in our recipes is going to be turmeric, which doesn’t need any introduction; does it?
So, let’s discover how these energy boost drinks can be prepared.
Boost Energy Drinks Recipes
The best thing about these superfoods is that you can add them to just about any smoothie you like and you’re good to go! However, keep in mind that both spirulina and chlorella have a very strong taste. So, go easy on the amount you will be adding to any smoothie of your choice to avoid making it bitter or unpleasant.
Below is a list of smoothies you can make at home using a combination of spirulina, chlorella and/or turmeric that will serve as your energy boost drinks:
- Banana and Coconut Water Smoothie: This one is really easy to make and it uses a few ingredients other than spirulina and chlorella to perfectly hide their taste. These include banana, vanilla plant based protein powder, coconut water and lime juice. Add just about ½ a teaspoon of spirulina and chlorella combined to prepare an energy boosting smoothie!
- Banana and Wheat Grass Smoothie: If coconut water is not available, you can try this simple recipe that uses plain water along with bananas and wheat grass to make a delicious smoothie. Don’t forget to add ½ a teaspoon of spirulina, chlorella and turmeric for obtaining more health benefits than you can ever imagine! Add ½ a tablespoon of honey to improve the taste. You will need to process these ingredients in a blender for a rich, delicious smoothie.
- Avocado Turmeric Smoothie: Some people like to combine all three superfoods in their energy drink and therefore here is a simple recipe to achieve this. Use an avocado with water, coconut water (optional), blueberries, ginger, turmeric, honey, spirulina powder and chlorella powder and mix all these together in a blender. Your nutrient-rich smoothie is ready! (Source:
You can use coconut water or almond milk if you don’t want to use plain water in all these recipes. Moreover, you can try adding other ingredients like spinach, kale, chia seeds, and dates, to further improve the taste and enjoy a salubrious smoothie!
There is nothing more beneficial than using certain superfoods to prepare tasty and nutrient-rich energy boost drinks at home. These smoothies not only provide you with the essential nutrients but also assist in weight loss, make you look younger, promote your immune system, lower bad cholesterol levels, and detoxify your body from harmful toxins and heavy metals. Spirulina and chlorella are easy to consume; you simply have to add them to bottled water, shake well, and drink. However, when the purpose is to make an energy boosting drink, these have to be added to a smoothie recipe to obtain extra benefits. Follow the above mentioned recipes to make your own boost energy drinks at home.