Need a boost of energy in the morning? Start your day with a Cherry Banana Maca Smoothie. Frozen pitted cherries, bananas, oat milk, maca powder and a pinch of cinnamon is all you need.
The vital ingredient in this Cherry Banana Maca smoothie is the maca of course. Maca is a vegetable that hails from Peru. The root is the part most commonly used and it’s known for having great health benefits. There’s something for everyone in the list below.
Mornings is the best time to add maca powder to your diet. It will put a pep in your step that will give you the drive you need to get the day off to a great start. 1-2 tbsp should be fine per day, no more than three times a week.
Maca powder can be quite potent, be careful when introducing it to your diet, start slowly to understand how it will affect your mood and energy. If you suffer with a chronic illness, it would be wise to discuss how best to add maca to your diet with your doctor.
This Cherry Banana Maca Smoothie recipe is enough for four, but you can share it between two for a hearty breakfast replacement or share it amongst a family and give everyone shots. If you change the serving suggestion remember the dosage rules – no more than 1-2 tbsp per day. You can add more maca powder if you are serving more than four.
I love smoothies for breakfast, and adding maca helps me get to a more agile mind, ready for the day and all that comes my way.