People often drink nutrient-rich smoothies as a substitute for meals when they are dieting or trying to lose weight. It’s a great way to get your daily vitamins and nutrients, and with this recipe you can now get even more goodness in just one drink.
The great thing about smoothies is that once you have your ingredients they are super easy to put together – all you need is a blender. You will know exactly what goes into your daily smoothie, and can make it as healthy as you want.
A turmeric smoothie is a delicious anti-inflammatory drink and is full of antioxidants (powerful substances that prohibit and prevent oxidation of other molecules in the body, basically these are great for you!). The drink is the perfect balance of tasty sweet fruits and bitter turmeric, creating the perfectly smooth smoothie for your health and your taste buds!
Follow this recipe to make the Tasty Turmeric Smoothie:
- 1 cup of coconut milk
- ½ cup of frozen pineapple or mango chunks
- 1 fresh banana
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- ½ teaspoon turmeric
- ½ teaspoon ginger
- 1 teaspoon chia seeds
- 1 teaspoon maca (optional)
Put all of the ingredients into a blender and blend them until they have a smooth consistency. Put in the fridge and save for your breakfast or brunch. The drink is best in the morning as it activates your digestion system for the day.
Here are some of the benefits of the Turmeric Smoothie ingredients:
Turmeric is renowned for its anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties, as well as its ability to help treat digestive problems. It is also safe to eat as much of it as you want!
An efficient digestive aid, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative, ginger is one of the safest medicinal herbs and gives the smoothie a tangy taste.
Found in the fruit of this tasty smoothie, mango and pineapple not only give you the necessary vitamins and minerals, but also antioxidants. Antioxidants fight free radicals in your body, this process can reduce your risk of developing cancer, as well as other autoimmune disorders, aging, arthritis and other cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases.
This smoothie is packed with goodness that you can never have too much of. Drink daily as part of a healthy balanced diet.
By Charlotte H.
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