ADHD Diet & Nutrition

Focus and Energy Smoothie

A nutritious ADHD-friendly recipe that will increase focus and help optimize your brain.

Blackberry, blueberry, and raspberry smoothies in glass with straws on table are a healthy option for people with ADHD

(Serves 2)

(Prepare iced green tea in advance for this recipe.)

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup frozen organic raspberries

1/2 cup frozen organic blackberries

16-20 ounces iced green tea

Handful of ice

2 cups raw spinach

2 kale leaves, torn from stem

2 scoops vanilla- or chocolate-flavored protein powder

(pea protein, sweetened with stevia)

2 droppers full of liquid stevia

(I prefer berry or chocolate flavor)

2 tablespoons avocado (about 1/4 avocado)

OPTIONAL AND RECOMMENDED INGREDIENTS

(any or all):

1 scoop freeze-dried greens

1 tablespoon flax, hemp, or chia seeds

1 tablespoon fiber

(inulin or glucomannan)

PREPARATION

1. Add all ingredients to blender bowl (preferably high-powered blender).

2. Turn blender on low at first, then increase speed for about 30 seconds.

3. Add additional water or ice as needed to achieve desired consistency.

4. Pour into two large glasses and serve cold.

EXCERPTED WITH PERMISSION FROM HEALING ADD THROUGH FOOD COOKBOOK (CD-ROM)

Updated on November 2, 2019

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  1. I doubt very much new ir my child’s would drink these smoothies! Kale really should be steamed to eat.
    I suggest
    1/4 cup baby english spinach
    1/2 cup froz berries (we like cherries or blueberries)
    1/4 cup coconut milk
    1/4 cup almond milk
    Scoop “clean” protein powder
    1 tsp maca powder (sooo good for mood and energy)
    1 tsp chia crushed (makes it thicker)
    Vanilla/maple/almond essence
    Add 1 Tb cocoa powder for a chocolate version.

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