Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie

8 6 248
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 1 min 2
Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie
Health Highlights
A delicious smoothie made with blueberries, flaxseeds, spinach, and avocado to help reduce inflammation.

Ingredients


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

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 248
Calories from fat 136
Calories from saturated fat 14.8
Total Fat 15.2 g
Saturated Fat 1.6 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.0 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 217 mg
Potassium 906 mg
Total Carbohydrate 23.8 g
Dietary Fiber 12.5 g
Sugars 7.6 g
Protein 10.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.4
Meat Alternative 0.8
Milk Alternative 1.0
Vegetables 1.4

Energy sources


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