Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 1 min 2
Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie
Health Rating
A delicious smoothie with anti-inflammatory properties! Inflammation is a key risk factor in a many health problems.

Ingredients


2 cup Almond milk, unsweetened
1/4 cup Red grape
1/4 cup Blueberries
2 tbsp Flaxseeds
2 cup Spinach
1/2 avocado(s) Avocado
1 tsp Apple cider vinegar
1/2 tsp Turmeric, powder
1 dash Black pepper
1 scoop Hemp protein powder

Instructions


1. Wash fruits and spinach leaves
2. Cut avocado in half, remove pit
3. Place all ingredients in a high speed blender and blend until smooth (about 20-30 seconds)

 

Notes:

Quick Tips:

No grapes - add other berries, all berries are high in antioxidants great for this smoothie
No almond milk - use coconut milk or soy milk 
Storage
To store other half of avocado sprinkle with lemon juice and place in an air tight container or tightly covered plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator

Nutritional Highlights:

Almond milk
high in vitamin D, it won't spike your blood sugar and is dairy free!

Blueberries
high in vitamin C, they are an excellent source of anthocyanidins which is a flavonoid responsible for its antioxidant activity

Grapes
red grapes are high in resveratrol which helps reduce inflammation

Turmeric
in combination with black pepper is a very potent anti-inflammatory, the black pepper will enhance the efficacy of turmeric in the bloodstream


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 284
Calories from fat 155
Calories from saturated fat 14.8
Total Fat 17.3 g
Saturated Fat 1.6 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.3 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 216 mg
Potassium 762 mg
Total Carbohydrate 20.5 g
Dietary Fiber 11.2 g
Sugars 5.8 g
Protein 11.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.4
Meat Alternative 0.8
Milk Alternative 1.0
Vegetables 1.5

Energy sources


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