Superfood Drinks!

Simple to make:  delicious! Drink your way to health!

Blueberry Smoothie

Blueberry Blast:

1 pack of blueberries


Crushed ice 

Blend Done! 

Rushing out in the morning, take this one with you. Seconds to make!

The king of antioxidants! Keeping our “free radicals“ (remember those) under control. Blueberries help to protect against heart disease and cancer. Blueberries also contain Vitamin C essential for healthy skin, Vitamin K, Manganese, Iron and zinc. These minerals contribute to maintaining bone structure and strength.

Mixed Berry Smoothie

Mixed Berry Smoothie

1 cup mixed berries

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

¼ teaspoon Himalayan Salt (Please refer to my post on the benefits of Himalayan salt)

¼ teaspoon ground turmeric (Please refer to my post on the benefits of Turmeric)

¼ teaspoon ground ginger

1 tablespoon coconut oil

Blend until smooth Done!

This high achiever focuses on reducing inflammation. The apple cider vinegar works on flushing out our kidneys!

Green Detox Smoothie

Green Detox  Juice

2 green apples

4 celery stalks

½ cucumber

4 stalks Kale leaves

½  lemon peeled

1 inch fresh ginger

Process all in juicer Done!

Refrigerate all your produce beforehand so that your juice is nice and cold for drinking. Process everything through your juicer. Masticating juicers are my favorite as they retain the most nutrients compared to other types of juicers but any juicer is fine.

Orange Powerhouse Smoothie

All Orange Powerhouse

2 pounds carrots

8 oranges, peeled.

Blend Done!

Carrots are a great fiber source. Rich in beta carotene which our bodies convert into Vitamin A. This promotes good vision. Studies indicate that carrots play can play a key role in reducing bad cholesterol. Effect of carrot intake on cholesterol metabolism and on antioxidant status in cholesterol-fed rat. Oranges are a great source of Vitamin C and essential minerals.

Peanut butter Banana Smoothie

Peanut butter Banana Yum Yum 

2 bananas frozen, sliced

1 cup nonfat yogurt

½ cup fat free milk

1 tablespoon peanut butter (all natural)

1 tablespoon honey

¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

Blend, Done!

Bananas are rich in potassium. Studies show that higher dietary potassium intake is associated with lower rates of stroke and may reduce the risk of heart disease.Bananas | The Nutrition Source . Peanuts contain essential plant based proteins (essential for cell building and repair) fats, minerals and carbohydrates. If possible use brands without added sugar and salt. 

Fatty acids are essential to our diet. Peanuts contain mostly monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats (sometimes known as healthful fats).

Peanuts do however contain a small amount of saturated fats (less healthful fats). Peanuts are a calorie rich food so enjoy in moderation!

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Quote for this post: Healthy nutrition promotes healing from within allowing us to lead the lives we dream of. (Melody Schlight)

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