Burnout SmoothieCourse: SmoothieDifficulty: Easy
This smoothie is high in vitamin C, when we are feeling empty our immune and endocrine system need a boost. It contains fibre which is great for our digestion plus nutrients for the liver. The turmeric is a powerful anti-oxidant plus amplified by the pepper. Flax oil is choc full of essential fatty acids and is super duper for our hormones. Convinced you yet?
1 cup baby spinach (fresh or other fav greens)
1/2 cup coconut water (unsweetened)
1/2 orange (peeled with removed)
1 cup pineapple (cubed, fresh or frozen)
1/4 cup cauliflower florets (Frozen Check tip below)
1 tsp ground turmeric plus some cracked pepper (see below)
1 tablespoon flax oil (or Virgin Olive Oil)
2 scoops of Protein powder (optional)
- Add all ingredients into a high powdered blender until smooth. You can add more coconut water or water if you want a thinner consistency.
- There are quite a few studies supporting dietary supplementation with Essential fatty acids (EFA’s) B vitamins especially B6, vitamin C, magnesium and/or zinc to help with reducing stress. Please ensure you get professional help and don’t self prescribe. All these nutrients can be found in whole foods.
- I love cauliflower in my smoothies. It’s an excellent source of vitamins and minerals, and contains most every vitamin and mineral that you need. I buy a whole cauliflower, chop up the whole thing (not green leaves) steam, puree and place into silicon muffin cases and freeze. The next day i pop then out and into a freezer safe bag. Bit of effort in the beginning but so worth it to just open the freezer and us tin smoothies.
- WHAT add pepper to my smoothie! Yes it helps the turmeric be more easily absorbed combining the spices magnifies their effects. The piperine compound in pepper enhances the absorption they say by 2,000%.