The Energy Boosting HERO Smoothie

Lack the energy to get yourself to the gym? You'll find it in this powerful smoothie. An elixir is high in antioxidants and Vitamin C, this blend has 10g of plant protein, 8 g of fiber and half your daily intake for calcium and magnesium!

This awesome recipe was created for FreshCap by Chef Teresa Hansen.

Blood Orange HERO Smoothie

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Yield: 1 serving


  • 1 cup non-dairy milk (almond or coconut)
  • Zest of 1 blood orange (about 1 teaspoon)
  • 1 blood orange, rind removed
  • ½ cup frozen mango
  • ½ frozen banana
  • 2 tablespoons hemp seeds
  • 1 tablespoon flax meal
  • ½ teaspoon HERO2 Cordyceps Extract


  1. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.

Nutrition Facts

(1 smoothie): 350 calories/42g carbs, 10g protein, 16g fat, 8g fiber, 728g potassium, 54% calcium, 50% magnesium

Chef's Notes: SoDelicous coconut milk was tested for this recipe. Any non-dairy milk can be substituted.




Chef Teresa Hansen

Teresa Hansen is a Personal Chef & Nutritionist. Her educational background includes a Bachelor’s in Nutrition from Arizona State University and a diploma in Culinary Arts from Le Cordon Bleu. She has 8 years’ experience in the nutrition + culinary field and has appeared nationally on The List, news show debuting healthy recipes and cooking techniques.


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