, Make a Smoothie for the Summer ! – Part IV, Care24

Make a Smoothie for the Summer ! – Part IV

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1. Energizing Green Avocado – Coconut-water Smoothie

Ingredients

½ Avocado

4 leaves of Kale with stems removed

½ Apple

1 handful loose Spinach

1 cup Coconut Water

4-5 fresh Mint Leaves

avocado smoothie recipe

Place all ingredients in a high speed blender and blend until green and smooth. Drink right away äóñ perhaps with an earth-friendly stainless steel straw.

Nutritional Value of the Green Smoothie:

Avocado – Full of brain-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, inflammation reducing antioxidants, and blood pressure reducing potassium (30% more than a banana!).

Kale – High in digestive-aiding fiber, liver boosting iron, and vision boosting Vitamin A.

Apple – Adds a bit of sweetness plus endurance boosting antioxidants, and immune helping Vitamin C.

Spinach – One of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet, containing cancer fighting antioxidants, Vitamin A, Vitamin K, and 40% of your magnesium requirement daily.

Coconut Water – Natures Gatorade, full of dietary fiber, enzymes, Vitamin C, amino acids, and potassium.

Mint – A touch of minty freshness finishes this drink beautifully and will aid digestion, clear up your skin, and stimulate your senses.
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2. Quick Energy Giving Grape Smoothie

grape smoothie recipe

Ingredients:

1 tbsp raw organic Almond Butter

1 tbsp Pumpkin Seeds

1 cup Organic Kale

½ pitted and peeled Avocado

½ cup Grapefruit Juice

½ cup Greek Yogurt

Water to get desired consistency

Instructions:

  1. Add all ingredients to your large nutribullet cup, saving water for last.
  2. Once you have filled the cup with water to the fill line, puree ingredients to desired consistency

Nutritional Value of the Grape Smoothie:

Almond Butter – Rich in Vitamin E, Magnesium and Iron. Also high in protein. Nuts also help in losing weight.

Pumpkin Seeds – High in plant-based omega 3 fatty acids, and minerals. It is also good for liver health, heart health and prostate health.

Kale –High in digestive-aiding fiber, liver boosting iron, and vision boosting Vitamin A.

Avocado – Rich in brain-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, inflammation reducing antioxidants, and blood pressure reducing potassium.

GrapefruitsGrapes are overloaded with health benefits. High in citrus content, they are good for skin, hydration and overall digestion of the body. It also reduces risk of stroke, cancer and asthma.

Greek Yogurt – Rich in calcium, magnesuim and potassium, the probiotic bacteria in yogurt help in strengthening the immune system. It is good for digestion and vaginal health.

Find more interesting smoothies to make this summer

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