For me, spring means lots of fresh air (and deep breaths of it), gardening, spring cleaning (and cleansing). I absolutely love the ability of smoothies to deliver so much delicious, nutrient-rich goodness in very clever, convenient and carry along containers.
I think how one stars their day and the first things they do in the morning are very important. I have to admit, I wasn't always a morning person. However, once I started to change my habits by making small changes every day my energy, happiness and charisma grew and grew!
There's no reason to stress about not having one tablespoon of chia seeds or exactly 12 organic cherries on hand; just about every smoothie ingredient can be substituted for something equally as good for you and delicious.
What better way to start your long summer day than with a protein- and nutrient-packed smoothie? Here is one of my all-time favorite recipes, brimming with healthy fats, protein, antioxidants, and so much flavor!