Smoothies that Increase Metabolism
Ginger – Pineapple Smoothie
1 medium Banana
1½ cups fresh Pineapple, diced
1 Tablespoon fresh Ginger
½ cup Greek Yogurt choose any flavor you like
½ cup fresh Pineapple juice you can also use water if you want
Simply blend all of these ingredients together and enjoy.
Fresh ginger gives this powerful smoothie great metabolic properties. You can substitute your favorite citrus if you are not partial to pineapple, but if you want your healthy drink to taste like a tropical pina colada.
Yummy Tropical Smoothie
½ cup Cantaloupe cubed
½ cup Mango cubed
½ cup Pumpkin seeds finely chopped
½ cup Pineapple cubed
Enough water to thin again, this is dependent on how thin or thick you want your drink.
Just blend all of the ingredients together and enjoy.
This one has so many yummy tropical fruits that you may just want to enjoy one every day. While it does help to boost your metabolism, it also has Vitamins A and C and zinc so it helps to boost your immune system as well.
Smoothie for Digestion
1 cup cubed Honeydew Melon
½ cup Cucumber- peeled, seeded, and cubed
½ cup Kale
½ cup plain Yogurt, preferably organic
1 teaspoon fresh grated Ginger
1 teaspoon Lemon Juice
Dash of ground Cloves
These alkalizing smoothies make excellent snacks or even appetizers that improve your digestion and boost nutrient absorption.This jade-green smoothie has anti-inflammatory, stomach-soothing foods such as ginger. It includes probiotic-rich yogurt, too.
Gut Health Smoothie
1½ cups Dairy free Milk
½ cup frozen or fresh Berries
1 cup Spinach
1 tablespoon grounded Flax Seeds
1 teaspoon peeled Ginger root
Place all ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth.
Ginger settles the stomach, while flax seeds provide omega-3s and fiber.
This green smoothie is not for the faint of heart. It is packed with probiotics, greens and aloe vera juice, which works wonders on the digestive system. Cinnamon and vanilla sweeten it up a bit, but feel free to add a handful of berries if needed. If you regularly tolerate dairy, you can use unsweetened dairy yogurt.