Detoxing Green Smoothie

There is something so calming and nourishing about starting your day wiht a big ol’ detoxing green smoothie. You just know you’re doing your body good by getting in the green stuff early on and it sets your day up perfectly. What’s even better? A delicious tasting detoxing green smoothie.

*serves 1

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 banana
  • 1/4 zucchini
  • handful kale
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 scoop protein powder of your choice
  • 250ml water or nut milk
  • 1 cup ice
  • Optional: 1 tbs rice malt syrup for a sweeter smoothie


DIRECTIONS

Place all ingredients into your blender and blend!


HEALTH BENEFITS

This smoothie is energy boosting, blood sugar regulating, alkalising, detoxifying and delicious. The kale makes this high in protein, high in dietary fibre and low in calories, whilst rating high in vitamin C, A, K and antioxidants. Kale also registers a high level of chlorophyll therefore an excellent detox food. Banana is high in potassium and manganese. Manganese helps encourage wound-healing and may be important in conjunction with other minerals for bone health. Banana, kale and zucchini, together, make this smoothie high in fibre which helps to keep you fuller for longer. Keen to give your body more love? Read our article on the 5 easy ways to detox here

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