So, continuing on my journey with trying new recipes from my Pinterest Board of Recipes, I decided upon this delicious Pineapple Ginger smoothie. I felt so refreshed & hydrated after it, and I felt like I was on the islands somewhere! What a nice way to start my day!
This beverage is full of wonderful benefits. Here are some of those benefits:
Pineapple: It has a lot of Vitamin C in it.
An excellent source of Fiber.
It has Bromelain in it that helps prevent colds & break up phlegm & mucus to help you heal faster from colds.
It has manganese to help promote strong bones.
Helps prevent arthritis, cancer & heart disease
Boosts immunity & increase circulation
Mango: Prevents Cancer
Has Vitamins A, C & E
Ginger: Helps with Nausea & Muscle soreness.
Helps aid against inflammation.
Drastically lowers blood sugar & heart disease risk factors
Can help with chronic indigestion & even menstrual cramps!
Lowers cholesterol & prevents cancer
May help with brain function
Can help fight infections
Celery: Excellent source of antioxidants & beneficial enzymes
Has Vitamins: C, K, Potassium, Folate & B6
Helps prevent dehydration
improves liver, skin, eye & cognitive health
Coconut Water:Very hydrating (way better than sports drinks)
Has potassium, magnesium & calcium
Contains other natural vitamins, especially B vitamins, minerals, natural salts
It’s a natural diuretic
Lowers Cholesterol & Manages Triglyceride levels
These are some of the many benefits of these ingredients among the many not listed. This was so refreshing! I hope you all enjoy it as well!
2 Cups ripe pineapple
1 Cup ripe mango
1 piece of ginger (about 3 inches)
1/2 Cup of celery
1 Cup coconut water
1 tsp fresh vanilla
- Place chunked fruit & veggies, vanilla & coconut water in a blender & mix until all blended well. Serve immediately. Enjoy! Serves 2.