Green Smoothie

Green Smoothie

 

Green Smoothie

Green Smoothie

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Remember that green smoothie I couldn't stop raving about? 🌿 Well, after tweaking a Goop newsletter gem, I've nailed the perfect recipe! Loaded with antioxidants, healthy fats, and a whopping 22 grams of fiber, it's a game-changer for digestion and keeping you full for hours. Check out my tutorial video for the recipe and get ready to blend your way to deliciousness! Best of all it has 22 grams of fiber…which is amazing for digestion!
Course Breakfast, Drinks
Servings 1
Calories 290 kcal
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Equipment

  • 1 Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 1 med Pear
  • ½ Lemon peeled
  • 1 tsp Fresh Ginger
  • 1 med Cucumber
  • 1 large Avocado
  • 2 cups Ice
  • ½ cup Coconut Milk

Instructions
 

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender and enjoy.

Video

More About This Recipe

Health benefits:

Lemons are a good source of vitamin C.
  • One lemon provides about 31 mg of vitamin C, which is 51% of the reference daily
    intake (RDI).
  • Research shows that eating fruits and vegetables rich in vitamin C reduces your risk of
    heart disease and stroke
  • Plant compounds found in lemons — namely hesperidin and diosmin — have also been
    found to lower cholesterol
Health benefits for ginger:
  • One 2019 review concluded that ginger supplementation significantly reduced body
    weight, the waist-hip ratio, and the hip ratio in people with overweight or obesity.
  • Ginger’s ability to influence weight loss may be due to certain mechanisms, such as its
    potential to reduce inflammation.
Health benefits of pears:
  • One medium-sized pear packs 6 g of fiber, or about 21% of your daily fiber
    needs.
  • Additionally, pears are rich in pectin, a type of soluble fiber that has
    been associated with several benefits, including improved gut health and
    immune function.
Health benefits of avocado:
  • Although avocados are high in calories, they’re packed with nutrients and help
    promote satiety, thanks to their high fiber and healthy fat content.
  • One avocado has approximately 14 g of fiber that’s about half of your daily
    recommended intake of fiber
Health benefits of cucumber:
  • Antioxidants are molecules that block oxidation, a chemical reaction that
    forms highly reactive atoms with unpaired electrons known as free radicals.
  • The accumulation of these harmful free radicals can lead to several types of
    chronic illness In fact, oxidative stress caused by free radicals has been
    associated with cancer and heart, lung and autoimmune disease.
  • Cucumbers are especially rich in beneficial antioxidants that may reduce the
    risk of these conditions.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 290kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 4gFat: 20gFiber: 22g
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