This smoothie is packed with alkalizing greens, fiber and is bursting with flavor from the ginger and lime.
Why it’s so good for you:
This refreshing and tangy green smoothie is packed full of nutritious ingredients and will have you glowing from the inside out! The combination of ginger, lime, and fresh herbs make it extra special!
Ginger has a variety of health benefits and has been used medicinally for centuries. Being widely known for its immune-boosting and anti-inflammatory properties, the addition of ginger in this smoothie adds a new depth of warmth, spice and flavor.
Many green smoothies involve a lot of fruit and sweetener. This recipe is specially designed to include no added fruit sugar to aid with the natural detoxification process and keep blood sugar levels in check. The tangy lime helps to lift the greens and provide a new level of flavor without sugar.
(use organic ingredients where possible)
- 1 handful spinach
- ½ cucumber
- 1 tbsp parsley leaves
- 1 tbsp cilantro (coriander) leaves
- ½ inch knob ginger
- ½ lime, peeled
- 1 tbsp chia seeds (or less if preferred)
- 12 oz (1½ cups) coconut water
- Add all ingredients to blender and blend until smooth.