This wellness smoothie is packed with nourishing ingredients like fresh ginger, turmeric root, spinach, pineapple, banana and black pepper. This perfect immune boosting smoothie is great for digestion, packs anti-inflammatories and tastes delicious!
Banana: Packed with healthy carbs and potassium.
Pineapple: Includes a natural enzyme called bromelain, which is wonderful for preventing inflammation and helping poor digestive issues.
Spinach: An extra dose of fiber, vitamins and nutrients.
Ginger root: Helps with digestive issues, reducing inflammation and even pain.
Fresh turmeric root: Used for thousands of years as a medicinal herb. Benefits of turmeric range from increasing antioxidant absorption to even preventing cancer. Turmeric also happens to contain a compound called curcumin, a powerful anti-inflammatory.
Black pepper: Helps with turmeric absorption.
Milk or Milk substitute: Coconut milk has been a favourite of mine, it also gives the smoothie an exotic twist.
2. Sunny Immunity Bowl (Serves 1).
In a blender, puree coconut milk, mango, avocado, orange, lime juice, turmeric, and ice until smooth. Pour into a bowl and top with strawberries, goji berries, chia seeds, and coconut flakes.
½ cup coconut milk ¾ cup frozen mango ¼ small avocado ½ orange, peeled Squeeze of lime juice 1 tsp ground turmeric, or a 1-inch piece fresh turmeric root A few ice cubes Toppings: sliced strawberries, goji berries, chia seeds, and coconut flakes