Cashew nuts and apples are a perfect combo for focus and attention. Bananas are rich in tryptophan which also lifts mood and supports focus. Make this smoothie recipe a “family affair”: Ask family members to help make these smoothies and contribute their ideas for variations.
2 tbs. raw organic cashews
One quarter of a sweet apple, coarsely chopped
Half of a banana
3 tbs. organic full-fat coconut milk 1⁄4 cup coconut yogurt, dairy yogurt, or kefir
1⁄2 cup milk of choice (hazelnut, almond, hemp, etc.)
1 tbs. ground flax seeds
1 tbs. chia seeds
• Add all ingredients to a blender, in the order they are listed, and blend until smooth.
Other Mood Recipes
You can find this and other great recipes to help you with your mood in my book:
Superfood Smoothies for Cognitive Performance
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