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Sea Moss Smoothie Recipes

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sea moss smoothie recipes (irish moss)

I grew up in the Caribbean so I am pretty familiar with sea moss (irish moss).  It is usually used to make a drink, however, it never occurred to me to add it to my smoothies.  Below you will find a variety of sea moss smoothie recipes that include ingredients such as strawberries, soursop, pineapples, apples, blackberry, bananas, watermelon, and raspberry.

What is Sea Moss and What are the Nutritional Benefits?

Sea moss more commonly known as Irish moss is actually a type of algae or seaweed, don’t be confused by the name. 

This seaweed is usually found on the coast of the Atlantic ocean.  Sea moss (Irish moss) is made of a jelly like substance known as carrageean.  Carrageenan  can be used as a substitute for gelatin.   

You can be forgiven for assuming Irish moss is green, however, it comes in a variety of colors such as red, yellow, brown, and black.  You will more than likely see the red color referred to as Irish or sea moss.

Irish moss is reputed to have a number of nutritional benefits.  Since it is a seaweed it contains iodine.  It also contains other nutrients such as protein, fiber, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, and zinc.  

Common Ingredients for Sea Moss Smoothies

Soursops, strawberries, apples, almond milk, cinnamon, ginger, flaxseeds. nutmeg, cinnamon, cardamon, turmeric

Protein Add ons

Hemp seeds, chia seeds, protein powders, sunflower seeds

Common Sweeteners

Dates, figs, bananas, honey, stevia

How to Make a Sea Moss Smoothie

The first thing you need to do is prepare the sea moss for consumption.  We have listed a step by step method below:

1)  Rince the moss.  Inspect it for debris and any other defects.

2) When the sea moss is clean, place it in a bowl with spring water.

3) Soak the sea moss for 12-48 hours.  You can change the water every 4-6 hours.

4)  The sea moss should be soft, look translucent, and double in size. Drain and rinse one more time.

5) Place the prepared sea moss in a blender with spring water and blend until smooth. 

6)  Place the mixture in an airtight container and refrigerate. 

Sea Moss Smoothie Recipes

This smoothie utilizes soursop.  This fruit is also known as guanabana, or graviola.  I grew up in the Caribbean and this fruit is one of my favorites.  It might not be readily available in the US but it might be able in Caribbean or Spanish stores.  This fruit has a white creamy texture and has the taste of strawberries or pineapples.  This smoothie adds some ginger and cinnamon to spice up your smoothie.  if you need a sweetener add some honey.

It’s really hard for a smoothie to taste bad with the addition of strawberries!  This is hands down one of my favorite fruits for smoothies.  Instead of using water or almond milk for the liquid base, this smoothie uses orange juice.  The addition of oats provides some extra fiber.

Pineapples are a great addition to smoothies.  They are a natural sweetener, delicious, and or a great source of vitamin c and manganese.  This recipe also has a number of spices in it such as turmeric, cardamom, and cinnamon.  The addition of hemp seeds gives it an additional nutritional boost.

This raw cacao smoothie is a healthy version of a chocolate milkshake.   This smoothie recipe has raw cacao, almond milk, and dates which are used as a sweetener.   The addition of cinnamon and nutmeg adds a little zing to this recipe.

This sea moss recipe is really simple.  It only has five ingredients.  This recipe is quick and easy to prepare with only five ingredients and is a great option for breakfast.  The apples and oranges give this smoothie a naturally sweet taste.

This smoothie has a variety of healthy ingredients which makes it perfect for a breakfast smoothie.  I can’t think of a better way to start the day.  This recipe has bananas, cinnamon, nutmeg,  cardamom, peppercorns, and a touch of vanilla.  The addition of hemp seeds provides an extra nutritional boost. 

This is another easy and simple recipe with only four ingredients.  Watermelon juice, sea moss, mint, and lime.  You can’t get an easier and more refreshing recipe than this one.

I love adding seeds to my smoothies.  This smoothie utilizes flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, and pumpkin seeds.  This sea moss recipe reminds me of a spicy banana punch, the only difference is it is a healthy version.  Instead of milk, they use almond milk and it is flavored with vanilla, nutmeg, and cinnamon.

One of the main reasons I drink smoothies is it is such an easy way to get all your nutrients in one gulp!  I love this healthy chocolate treat mainly because it has so many amazing nutrient-rich ingredients in it.  It contains cucumbers which are rich in silica, avocados which have healthy fats, flax seeds that contain omega-3 fatty acids, and cacao which is rich in antioxidants.  This smoothie recipe has it all and is a great option if you are looking for breakfast smoothies.

This sea moss smoothie is basically a tropical fruit punch.  This smoothie uses two of my favorite fruits, mangoes, and pineapples.  The addition of ginger gives this smoothie an extra kick.

The highlights of this smoothie are the sea moss and the bladderwrack.  We all know about sea moss, but what in the world is bladderwrack?.  Well let me fill you in, bladderwrack is a type of brown seaweed that grows along the Pacific ocean, Atlantic ocean, and the Baltic sea.  This smoothie also includes frozen berries, a plant based milk, and frozen bananas.

This sea moss smoothie is really easy to prepare with only four ingredients, apple juice, sea moss gel, fresh ginger, cloves, and ice cubes.  It’s simple, isn’t it?  This recipe is a great option for a mid-day snack when you need a quick pick me up from a mid-afternoon slump.

This blackberry smash smoothie is a good way to get started on your health journey.  This smoothie has a healthy dose of blackberries which are combined with coconut milk, coconut water, and lime.

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