Just made my very first protein smoothie.

It's, surprisingly, not too bad. I'm not going to say it was good, but it's definitely something I can have post-workout without complaint.

For those unaware, spirulina is basically a powdered algae. Given how quickly it grows, it's a super-renewable source of protein, and is part of the solution to the climate crisis. 5 grams of spirulina is about 3 grams of protein.

Although this spirulina was shipped in, I have a Bloom coming to me (whenever they ship), so I'll be able to grow my own in my basement garden-office-lab, thereby eliminating the shipping impact.

I wanted to try out and play around with spirulina a bit before I started growing my own. So far, not regretting my choice.

Because I know it's going to come up, I'm not super convinced about the supposed "health benefits" of spirulina. A lot of the claims are very outlandish. The plant-based protein boost & ability to grow at home is of greater interest to me.

@srgray naw brah, it's totally a cancer cure you just gotta align those chakras right with some shungite and it'll just pop right out of your body.

@Atlas48 Darn. I was hoping for laser eyes. I guess cancer shotput is cool too though. 😂

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