Very Berry Digestive Detox Smoothie

The combination of berries and seeds makes this smoothie high in fibre, digestive stimulants, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, which support a healthy gut & immune system.

  • Prep 5 mins
  • Cook Time 0
  • Difficulty Low
  • Serving4 cups
  • Prebiotic Insoluble Fibre

    A prebiotic is an insoluble food fibre for beneficial gut bacteria.  Eating a diet rich in prebiotic foods helps us maintain a healthy-gut-flora and microbiome.  Inulin is a type of insoluble plant carbohydrate that is a prebiotic food source.

    Prebiotic Foods include;
    Chicory Root, Dandelion greens, Jerusalem artichoke, Garlic, Onions, Leeks, Asparagus, Banana, Blueberries, Seaweed, Apples, Jicama, Yacon Root, Burdock root, Shitake Mushrooms, Barley, Oats, Wheat bran, Legumes, Beans, Peas, Raw Cacao, Flaxseeds, Chia Seeds, Honey, 

  • Digestion

    Digestion is an important part of our nutrient absorption & natural detoxification. Recipes have ingredients that support the digestive system.

  • Cooling
  • Dairy free

    Dairy-free Recipes have no animal milk or milk products no cheese, no yoghurt. Dairy is a common food allergen, dairy can cause inflammation.

  • Gut Health

Ingredients

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  • 2-3 cups berries* – fresh or frozen
  • 1 tbsp flaxseeds
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds*
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup ice - to make extra cold

Method

Very Berry Digestive Detox Smoothie

 

BLEND all ingredients in a blender until smooth. If your machine is single-serve, blend in batches.  

 

TASTE and adjust the texture by adding more water if too thick.

 

SERVE 

Tips + Suggestions

*LOW FODMAP + IBS you can leave out the seeds.

 

BOTANICAL BOOST ADDS = plant-based protein powder, açai berry powder, marshmallow root powder, lucuma, maca (gelatinised is easier to digest). 

 

SWAP raspberries for blueberries, strawberries or mix them.

 

SWEETNESS if you need to add some honey, maple syrup whatever you like

 

WHY SEEDS = they add some creaminess, good fats, protein, fibre and essential minerals