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Tasty Smoothies For Glowing Skin

Tasty Smoothies For Glowing Skin

As we’re spending more time at home, it’s easy to ditch your good diet and instead, spend your days munching on sugary snacks and indulging in your favourite comfort foods to keep your spirits up. While it’s good to treat yourself to the foods you love, it’s also important to consume plenty of fruit and vegetables to ensure you’re getting all your essential vitamins and nutrients.

One easy way to do this is get out the blender and blend up a healthy nutrient-rich power drink. The below recipes are very nutritious and delicious! Try them out and don’t forget, One4all Gift Cards are accepted in great food retailers where you can stock up on all the ingredients.

Green on Green Smoothie

Green on Green Smoothie

Recipe via Things I Made Today

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium sized cucumber, about 6 ounces, peeled and cut into large chunks
  • 2 large leaves of curly kale, stems removed
  • 1 pear, cored and cut into large chunks
  • 3-4 celery ribs, about 2 ounces, cut into large chunks
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • ½ cup pineapple juice
  • 3-4 ice cubes

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. If mixture is too thick, add a little bit of water or more pineapple juice.

Cinnamon Chocolate Maca Madness Smoothie

Cinnamon Chocolate Maca Madness Smoothie

Recipe via Green Blender

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz baby spinach
  • ½ avocado - pitted, peeled
  • 1 banana - peeled
  • 1 tablespoon cacao powder
  • 2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon maca
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup ice

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Spicy Mango Smoothie

Spicy Mango Smoothie

Recipe via Green Blender

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup sweet potato - scrubbed, chopped
  • 3 oz mango
  • 1 orange - peeled
  • 1 lime - juiced
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon hemp seed
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup ice

Directions:

  1.  Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Beet Smoothie with Strawberry and Kale

Beet Smoothie with Strawberry and Kale

Recipe via Feasting Not Fasting

Ingredients:

  • 1 small roasted beet (about ¼ cup)
  • 1 cup frozen or fresh strawberries
  • ½ banana
  • 1 kale leaf, torn into pieces
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract  
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • ½ cup water

Directions:

  1.  Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Lemon-Thyme Blueberry Smoothie

Lemon-Thyme Blueberry Smoothie

Recipe via Dishing Up The Dirt

Ingredients:

  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon zest
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh thyme, minced
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 ½ cups unsweetened almond milk

Directions:

  1.  Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Carrot, Mango & Kiwi Smoothie

Carrot, Mango & Kiwi Smoothie

Recipe via Green Blender

  • 1 cup carrot
  • 2 oz mango
  • 1 kiwi - peeled
  • ½ avocado - pitted
  • 1 teaspoon baobab powder
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup ice

Directions:

  1.  Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
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