Recipe: Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a green smoothie
This frothy drink is a delightful and simple anytime smoothie. Lacinato Kale, a beautiful green rich in antioxidants, fiber, vitamins and minerals, boosts the nutritional profile of this recipe and to promote longevity.
Pineapple is loaded with the enzyme bromelain — a potent, natural anti-inflammatory. Pineapple consumption can also help reduce swelling, tenderness, and pain, minimizing the effects of DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) and osteo/rheumatoid arthristis after exercise.
1 cup almond milk
1 cup frozen pineapple
1 cup chopped kale, stem removed
1 cup ice
1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
Juice of one lime
Stevia to taste
In a blender, add almond milk, lime juice, ice, pineapple, kale, flaxseed and stevia. Blend to combine.
Serve and enjoy!
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Fueled by a passion for health and wholeness, Julie brings years of experience as a nutrition educator, elite fitness trainer, and sought after public speaker on topics related to fitness, nutrition, and body image. Not one to sway with popular diet trends, she remains loyal to the belief that whole foods source locally and eaten consciously offer the fuel our bodies need to live the “Good Life.”More stories by this author