Healthy Morning Green Beauty Smoothie


I believe that starting your day with something filling but equally healthy and nutritious is an integral part of living a healthy life. It’s not always easy to find healthy meals that also taste good! I get it! But I have found some great recipes that actually have me craving them more than the processed or unhealthy version! You won’t want the unhealthy foods after you try some of these recipes…

This smoothie has been one of my go-tos over the years. I rarely get sick of it and love it during the Spring/Summer months! It’s sweet and full of nutrition that’ll keep you energized and feeling good throughout the day.

• 1/2 cup of Almond Milk
• 1 Banana
• 1 Handful of Kale
• 1 Handful of Blueberries
• 1 Scoop of Protein Powder (I use a Plant Protein-Vanilla Bean but you can use any protein powder really 😉
• 1 Teaspoon of Maca Powder (helps energy, regulates stress and hormones, increases fertility and supports blood circulation)
• 4 Ice Cubes
• 1 Tablespoon of Chia Seeds (keeps you full longer, balances blood sugar)
Directions: Blend all ingredients together in a blender.
Happy blending you guys and stay tuned for our next healthy recipe post!

As a private yoga instructor in one of the world’s busiest cities, Los Angeles, Danielle Cuccio knows the importance of searching for a calm, clear space amidst a turmoil of ‘busyness.’ After graduating from UCLA and being a Licensed Esthetician, Danielle Cuccio chose an alternative path to her initial career in skincare. Yoga ignited her passion for inner as well as outer beauty and was the key to her future. When she first started yoga, she noticed her classmates were “walking out of class with a glow that no facial could ever give.” Danielle found her path, started teaching and was soon giving private sessions to top celebrities and corporate clients. Today, she brings her healthy living tips, yoga exercises and recipes to a much wider audience with her health blog, The Beauty Blender, and launched a new business, Cuccio Somatology in 2016. Check out Danielle on Instagram at or click the icon below.


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