Apple & Spinach Smoothie

August 18, 2017 0 Comments

This smoothie is delicious, don't let the looks put you off, it may look like something that Slimmer has cooked up with his chemistry set, but give it a go you'll be deliciously surprised.
There's no added sugar, the sweetness comes from the apples, with the lemon juice bringing all kinds of health benefits to the party plus a tart cider twist, we threw in some turmeric for good measure (hence the odd colour), and then turned it into another winter warmer by heating it on the stove for a couple of minutes after having blended it to oblivion — even though we heated, it's delicious warmed in winter or chilled in summer. If you wanted to pack some extra nutrients in there, you could add 1/2 or 1/4 teaspoon of Spirulina.

Even if it's looks are deceiving us — lets not judge a book by its cover, give it a go and let us know what you think.

It has long been said that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, well, a 2016 study has collated a number of studies and suggested that an apple a day may infact help the immune system. Another 2015 study is also suggesting that Apples may help Cardio Vascular Disease (CVD).
A powerhouse of a spice, suggested to be anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, anti-microbial, anti-cancer (to name but a few).
When taken daily with a brisk walk lemon juice is suggested to lower blood pressure. Not to mention the high levels of vitamins C which has been sown to have all kinds of health benefit, one of which is obviously fighting the common cold in winter - perfect!
Suggested to be anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory, great for winter sniffles.
20% of the human body is made up of protein, we require protein for growth and repair of the cells in our body (bones, blood, muscles etc). Amino Acids are the building blocks of protein, our bodies produce most of them, except for 9 essential amino acids which we have to get from food sources. Chia contains these 9.
Know for improving energy, maca can also aid with mood as well as help your body adapt to life stressors.
Suggested to be another anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, helping memory, bones and fatigue, balancing, boosting and protecting.
Siberian Ginseng
Also known as Eleuthero, is listed as an adaptogen, helping your body adapt to stress, also aiding focus, strength and vitality.

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