Green Radiance Smoothie

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There is something magical about putting all the nutrients you need for the day into one jam-packed delicious smoothie and being ably to add some chocolate just for good measure. Smoothies have been my savior for some time now, in an effort to get my son some required nutrition since his severe food allergies restrict the variety of foods he can eat.

After I give my son the basic smoothie, I add some more sophisticated accents for myself such as grated ginger, black pepper and curry powder. The turmeric in the curry powder has anti-inflammatory properties that helps reduce the chances of any inconvenient diseases cropping up and the black pepper help your body absorb the turmeric. Who knew, right?

The curry part of the curry powder gives the smoothie a spicy kick which I absolutely love. Ginger helps in digestion and also has anti-inflammatory properties. Inflammation in the body causes us to get sick, so you definitely want to de-inflame as much as possible.

I discovered that if I want to have my smoothie on-the-go, the best place to put it is in a mason jar that has a lock lid. So here is the recipe and you can add or subtract according to your tastes. Have fun and be healthy!

Green Radiance Smoothie
By Debbie Adler

Must Have
1 cup frozen mango chunks
1 frozen banana, sliced
2 frozen Medjool dates, pitted
1/3 cup hemp seeds
1 capsule probiotic supplement (I use Jarro-Dophilus. Just open the capsule and pour the powder in)
2 cups baby spinach
2 tablespoons Grade B maple syrup
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
3 teaspoons grated ginger
1/2 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Toppings
Blueberries
Raspberries
Sugar-free Dark Chocolate

Must Do
Add the mango, banana, dates, hemps seeds, probiotic powder, spinach, ginger, curry powder and black pepper to a high-speed blender. Process until the smoothie is smooth, about 1 minute.
Add whatever toppings your desire and you’re good to go!

About the author

admin Debbie Adler is the owner of the gluten-free, vegan, sugar-free bakery Sweet Debbie's Organic Cupcakes, and is the author of the award-winning cookbook Sweet Debbie's Organic Treats: Allergy-free & Vegan Recipes from the Famous Los Angeles Bakery.

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