While there is no set recommendation for how many Omega-3’s we should strive for daily, we should at least be consuming about 500 mg combined EPA and DHA for optimum health, disease prevention and general well being.
Especially in the colder winter months when our immune systems become vulnerable, it’s even more important to include this healthy fat to keep our immunity robust in order to protect us from viral infections. This recipe provides a plant-based, tasty, nutrient-dense way to incorporate these protective fats into your day!
Omegalicious Smoothie Bowl
Skip the cereal and enjoy this easy – to – make smoothie bowl that supplies a good dose of your daily Omega-3 fatty acids instead.
1/4 cup full fat coconut milk
1 cup unsweetened hemp milk
1 cup watercress or spinach
1 frozen banana
1 tablespoon hemp seeds
1 tablespoon ground flax seed
1 tablespoon chia seed
1 teaspoon Alaskan Cod Liver Oil
2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
1/3 cup pomegranates
Blend the coconut milk, hemp milk, greens, banana, seeds and oil in a high – speed blender until smooth, about 1 – 2 minutes. Pour into two bowls, top with walnuts and pomegranates or refrigerate for 1 – 2 hours to thicken. Best enjoyed cold.