Good health starts in your gut. If your digestion is out of whack because of over indulging during the holidays, then this smoothie recipe will help get you back on track. This recipe contains key ingredients (found in your local market) that will make your gut happy.
Spinach: while we all know that spinach is full of good stuff for our body, most don’t know that it also helps with your digestion by warding off constipation and soothing mucus membranes of your digestive tract.
Raspberries: packed with fiber, raspberries are an excellent in season fruit that you can add to help keep your stomach at full power. They also have low natural sugar content keep your waistline happy.
Apples: also full of fiber, apples have a great natural grit as well that is great for cleaning out your digestive tract.
Ginger: this spice packs a powerful punch when it comes to good health. Ginger is great for nausea, indigestion, morning sickness and more.
Flaxseed: full of gut-helping fiber, flaxseed is such a great multi-purpose ingredient to help keep your good health on track.
Lily of the Desert Aloe Vera Juice: aloe works naturally to balance your stomach’s pH. This helps keep your digestion healthy and avoid occasional heartburn, indigestion or stomach upset. Try our best-selling USDA Organic Preservative Free Whole Leaf Aloe Vera Juice for this recipe.
LILY’S HAPPY GUT SMOOTHIE
-1 cup of spinach
-1/2 cup raspberrries
-One apple, cored and diced
-1 inch piece of peeled ginger
-1 TBSP of Flaxseed
-1/4 cup of Lily of the Desert Aloe Vera Juice
Place all of your ingredients into your blender and blend until smooth. Add some mint to garnish and give your digestion an extra boost.