Sip your way to a happy gut with a tropical green smoothie. This yummy family favorite delivers lots of healthy omega 3 fats, immune strengthening probiotics*, plenty of anti-inflammatory alkalizing plants, and digestive friendly enzymes and spices- all for less than 300 calories. Added bonus: cheaper on the wallet than if you buy at juice bar and no added sugars. Double bonus: A happy gut is a less bloated gut, so your stomach will look flatter and feel better! Feed Your Body Royally...
1 cup unsweetened kefir (milk or coconut based)
1 small peeled banana
1 cup frozen fruit (pineapple, papaya, strawberries)
1 cup fresh greens, such as spinach
1/2 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
1 tablespoon flaxseed meal
Juice from 1/2 lemon
ice as needed
Place all ingredients in blender and process until smooth. Add ice for desired thickness. Serves 1.
*Probiotics are microscopic organisms (microflora) that help the body build long-lasting immunity to a host of illnesses and diseases, including allergies, irritable bowels, viruses, bacterial infections, and cancer.