Pineapple Detox Smoothie

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Pineapples are one of natures super foods, housing antioxidants that aid digestion, boost immunity and suppress inflammation, they are a fantastic source of vitamins and minerals for the skin. Manganese, magnesium, potassium and vitamin B6 are just a few of a load of vitamins and minerals that exist beneath the pineapples rough protective skin.
 
This smoothie is a concoction of fresh pineapple, a handful of blueberries,some ginger and a variety of green vegetables. It takes about 5-10 minutes to make and is best enjoyed on an empty stomach. It tastes delightful, and is a great alternative or addition to your morning cup of coffee.
 
Makes approximately 6 cups.




Use organic and/or local ingredients where possible.

Nina Popova
Nina Popova

Ingredients

1/3PineappleCored, roughly sliced
1CucumberPeeled
1Flax SeedsA couple of spoonfuls
1BlueberriesA handful
4Dinosaur Kale4 large leaves (Lacinato)
1Lime or Lemon
6IceCubes
6-7WaterCups Pure filtered

A Vitamix or Blendtec blender recommended.

Nina Popova
Nina Popova

These are my suggestions. I am currently using the  Red one on the left (Vitamix 5200)

Vitamix 5200 Blender
At Amazon: $399.95
Blendtec Total Classic Original Blender
MSRP: $277.56
At Amazon: $199.99

Directions

Place all ingredients in blender, cover with cold water 
Be sure to place the top on correctly and turn on the the blender, gradually increase the speed to the blenders highest option.
Blend on high for a total of 30/40 seconds and you’re done.




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