The buzzy caffeine rush instantly revitalizes your sapped energy stores and reboots your brain for coffee drinkers. But if you don't have the taste buds for coffee, you might be searching for other energy-boosting drinks to amplify your morning.
Here are some boosting energy alternatives that will help sustain your energy levels throughout the day:
1. Brain-Boosting Blueberry Matcha
The matcha powder in this blueberry smoothie is guaranteed to give you a caffeine boost. To fix it you'll need:
1 cup of frozen blueberries, 1 tsp Matcha Green, 1 tbsp chia seeds
1 cup water, 1 cup ice, Kale is optional. In a blender combine: blueberries, matcha green, chia seeds, water, kale, and ice. Blend until the mixture is consistent. You can add water if needed. ENJOY
2. Oatmeal Smoothie
This oatmeal smoothie will help you power through the hard days. Oatmeal is considered an energy-boosting food. To make this drink you will need:
1/2 Apple, 1/2 banana, 1 tsp maple syrup or honey, 1 cup plant-based milk, 1 pinch, of ground cinnamon and nutmeg, 1 cup cooked oats. Combine all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth.
Tip: you can also blend, cocoa powder, half cup Greek yogurt, 1 tsp maple syrup or honey as needed, 1 cup plant-based milk, 1 pinch of ground cinnamon, 1 cup cooked oats, ENJOY.
3. Cucumber, Blueberry, and Green Tea Smoothie
The green tea in this hydrating cucumber smoothie contains a bit of natural caffeine to enhance your energy without the jittery side effects of coffee. To make it you'll need:
1/2 cup Frozen Blueberries, 1/2 cup cucumber, 1/2 cup Green Tea, 1 tbsp Lime Juice, 1 tsp maple syrup or honey as needed, ice cube. In a blender, blend all ingredients until smooth, ENJOY.