Following our tips to cure a hangover yesterday, as promised, Lifehouse Spa and Hotel in Essex share their recipe for the ultimate, cure all, green smoothie …
This is the best supercharged super-green smoothie to start your day. Try and have it every day when you are working or adopt the 80/20 rule and do your best for 80% of the time and allow yourself to relax and eat or drink whatever you fancy for 20%. Most people use the weekend for this, it’s all about being human! It’s a long list of ingredients but so worth it. After two weeks your skin will appear fresher and less lined and your energy levels will be much higher.
A Quarter of a pineapple
One celery stick
Two golden delicious apples
Half a lime, peeled
Slice of lemon with peel
Thumbnail of fresh ginger
Quarter of an avocado
Two cubes of frozen spinach
30ml of CherryActive, BlueberryActive or BeetrootActive concentrates
1-2 tsp Kiki Natures Living Super Greens
One tablespoon Kiki raw hemp protein powder
Water if blending
Method: There are two ways of making this.
Either juice the first six ingredients and then add with remaining ingredients to a high powered blender.
Or simply add all ingredients into a high powered blender such as a Vitamix and blend until smooth. Add water to thin as needed.
Why it is so good for you:
Pineapple – contains bromelain a potent digestive enzyme to help with bloating.
Celery – anti-inflammatory.
Apple – contains anti-aging pectin.
Lime – Vit C makes iron bioavailable in spinach.
Lemon with peel – peel contains limolene, a potent anti-oxidant.
Ginger – circulatory stimulant, great for cold hand & feet.
Avocado- full of skin & heart friendly omegas.
Spinach – full of iron.
CherryActive- enhances recovery after exercise, improves sleep and calms inflamed joints
BeetActive – scientifically proven to increase stamina levels and a potent liver detoxifier available.
BlueberryActive – high vitamin C content protects against free radicals and macular degeneration.
Kiki Nature’s Living Superfood – nutrient dense powerhouse of supergreens including wheat grass, spirulina, nettle, parsley, chlorella, kelp, barleygrass to cleanse, boost and support health & vitality.
Kiki raw hemp protein powder- best non-animal source of protein to build healthy muscle and keep hunger pangs at bay.
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