We celebrated #NationalHempDay with this nutrient packed smoothie

February 5, 2019
In Nutrition, Recipes


Kate here from Living Luminously! We were busy yesterday celebrating National Hemp Day, and we whipped up this nutrient packed hemp smoothie! Did you know about all of the amazing benefits of hemp seeds? We are here to tell you a few!

Hemp seeds:

  • Are a complete source of protein
  • Are loaded with fiber
  • Are loaded with essential vitamins and minerals
  • Aid healthy digestion
  • Support hair, skin, and nail health.

This list could go on and on! Enjoy our hemp smoothie recipe below. How did you celebrate National Hemp Day?

Luminous Plant Based Hemp Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 serving

1 tablespoon hemp seeds

1 tsp cocoa powder

½ avocado

½ cup strawberries

½ banana

1 cup of Suja Berry Protein (or unsweetened vanilla almond milk) with dash of cinnamon


Blend all of the ingredients together in a blender and pour into a glass. Add your favorite toppings or top with more cinnamon, hemp seeds, and cocoa powder. ENJOY!

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Kate Lynch-Leeney


Kate Lynch-Leeney is a NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialist and Co-Founder of Luminous Life based in Chicago. As Kate entered her late 20’s, she became very passionate about taking better care of herself through nutrition and fitness. Kate strengthened her knowledge of nutrition through nutrition courses and focused on whole foods in her own diet. In 2019, Kate and her sister, Nora Lynch, founded Luminous Life. Luminous Life focuses on shining bright and living your best life everyday through nutrition and fitness. Kate is currently working on her NASM Personal Training Certification. Kate believes in continuously working to be the best version of yourself.