Stress and Nutrition: Shakti Smoothie RecipeOct 15, 2013
The Effects of Stress
The metropolitan buzz and smog and other distractions and demands of life increase stress and nutrition goes out the fast food drive-thru window. The daily grind, especially in the city, is enough to get anyone flustered or irritable within the mix of lights, honks, and white noise. At the end of the day, headaches kick in, fatigue takes over, or forgetfulness sets in—perhaps you left your keys inside the office. Ugh! Stress creates more stress!
The Solution: Reduce Stress and Increase Nutrition
Let’s face it, life is fast-paced but it certainly doesn’t need to tax your health. There is a way to skip the coffee, skip the bagels, and head on to drink a nutritiously balanced shake that will bring enough Shakti (Sanskrit for power) and ease to face the day. This delicious smoothie will get the day rolling and the adrenals pumping for that daylong energy boost you need.
This brilliant Shakti Smoothie creation has all the calories, protein, carbohydrates and essential phytonutrients that you need to overcome life’s obstacles from a wedding day to filing income taxes—whatever it is that life presses upon you.
You can decompress and feel at ease with the comfort of feeling well after skipping the usual breakfast to recharge with the elementals.
You will need a blending device of choice such as a blender, vitamix, or smoothie cup mixer. Add the following together:
- 8 oz milk: almond, sunflower seed, raw cow, or goat milk
- A rice-grain-size portion of Authentic Shilajit
- 2 tsp ghee, coconut oil or moringa oil
- 1 tsp. raw organic honey, yakon, or lu han guo
- 2 tsp hemp seeds or chia seeds
- 1 tsp ashwagandha, jiaogulan, or ginseng powder
- ½ tsp raw organic cacao powder
- 1 tsp barley juice powder
Blend all ingredients together. To make thicker or thinner, just add less or more milk. Drink this dense, satisfying smoothie for a complete morning Shakti.
This wonderful smoothie helps your body avoid the stress caused by poor nutrition because it is packed with essential amino acids, vitamins, minerals, fiber, essential fatty acids and protein. Every gulp of this delicious drink delivers a combination of bio-available nutrients that will absorb and sustain naturally with the aid of natural intermediates from rich essential oils and minerals. You will surely forget to drink coffee to enjoy pure and natural energy every day.
Enjoy and Relax. What are your recipes that help you address stress and nutrition? Share below!