Refreshing Summer Seed Cycling Recipe: Phase 1 Pumpkin and Flax Seed Smoothie
Seed Blend: Pumpkin and Flax
Welcome to our refreshing summer seed cycling recipe! Phase 1 of seed cycling focuses on consuming pumpkin and flax seeds to support hormone balance. To beat the summer heat and stay nourished, we have a delightful Pumpkin and Flax Seed Smoothie recipe for you.
- 1 cup unsweetened coconut water (or any liquid of your choice)
- ½ cup canned pumpkin puree
- 1 ripe mango, peeled and chopped
- 1 tablespoon hemp seeds
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds
- 1 tablespoon almond butter (or any nut/seed butter you prefer)
- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
- A handful of ice cubes
- Fresh mint leaves (for garnish)
1. In a blender, combine the coconut water, canned pumpkin puree, ripe mango, ground flax seeds, hemp seeds, chia seeds, almond butter, ground cinnamon, and ground ginger.
2. Blend the ingredients until smooth and well-combined.
3. Add the ice cubes and blend again until the smoothie reaches a desired consistency.
4. Pour the Pumpkin and Flax Seed Smoothie into a glass.
5. Garnish with fresh mint leaves for an extra refreshing touch.
6. Serve immediately and enjoy!
- Adjust the sweetness by adding a teaspoon of honey, maple syrup, or your preferred sweetener if desired.
- Feel free to add a handful of spinach or kale for an extra boost of nutrients.
- Customize the texture by adjusting the amount of liquid or ice cubes to your preference.
Stay cool and nourished during phase 1 of seed cycling with this refreshing Pumpkin and Flax Seed Smoothie. Packed with essential nutrients and flavors of summer, it's a delightful way to support hormone balance while enjoying the season. Sip on this delicious smoothie and embrace the benefits of seed cycling!