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Ginger, Cranberry & Kale Smoothie

A zesty immune-supportive food as medicine smoothie rich in vitamin c and essential nutrients with warming anti-bacterial properties.

 

  • Serves4 cups
  • Cooks in 0
  • Prep time 1 min
  • Anti Oxidants

    Anti-oxidant are phytonutrients that can help slow & prevent cellular damage from free radicals that can cause disease. Many plants contain anti-oxidants.

  • Prebiotic High Fibre
  • Vitamin C

    Vitamin C rich foods help support a healthy immune system.  Vitamin C is necessary for cellular tissue growth, development and repair.   

  • Anti Bacterial

    Recipes have foods, herbs & spices with antibacterial properties. These plants have compounds that fight infections are healing, preventative & antibiotic.

  • Immune Support

    Recipes have ingredients that support our immune system and help our bodies to fight bacterial and viral infections.  Foods high in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals support our immune functions.  Food and herbs with anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties help our bodies fight infection and support our immune response.

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup cranberries - fresh | frozen
  • 1 cup blueberries - frozen | fresh
  • 1 orange - peeled + diced
  • 1 cup kale | spinach leaves
  • 2 tsp ginger - peel + chop
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 2 tsp chia | flax seeds
  • 1 date | honey | maple - optional*

Method

 

Ginger, Cranberry & Kale Smoothie

 

ADD all ingredients into a high-speed blender. Blend for 45 – 60 secs until smooth; add more water if too thick.

 

TASTE – if you need sweetness, add a date, honey or maple syrup, blend and taste.

 


Serving Ideas
with Girl Power Granola
with Breakfast Crunch Cereal
mix with Balancing Super Seed Cereal
with Almond Coconut Goldenberry Muesli
with Millet Munch Cereal
with Goji Sunflower Cereal

Chef Hat Icon Chef tips + Ingredient Swaps + Ideas

*SWEETNESS if you need it, add 1 or 2 dates, dried cranberries or raisins, honey, maple syrup.

 

SWAP CRANBERRIES for raspberries or any frozen berries you like.

 

SWAP ORANGE for grapefruit, lemon, apple, kiwis, a banana.

 

SWAP KALE for spinach, romaine, arugula

 

ADD YOGHURT plain or kefir. 

 

SWAP WATER you can use orange juice or fresh apple juice in place of water; the flavour will change.

 

SWAP HEMP SEEDS | ADD NUTS* 2-3 tbsp cashews, walnuts, almonds, macadamia.

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