This Superfood Smoothie is full of nutritious ingredients that will have you glowing from the inside out!
Daylight hours are decreasing here in the U.S. Midwest and the humidity and temps are starting to drop. That means less time outdoors in the sunshine and saying hello to dry, dull skin.
My skin gets so dry each winter that a bucket of lotion a day wouldn’t fix the problem. This year, I’m tackling the problem from the inside out – making sure I stay hydrated and eating and drinking plenty of healthy fruits and veggies.
Let’s get that perfect glow together starting with this healthy and delicious Superfood Smoothie!
Let’s take a closer look at what’s inside this powerful sip.
Avocado: fiber, vitamin K, folate, vitamin B6, vitamin E, potassium, vitamin C; antioxidant, anti-inflammatory; increases absorption of carotenoids when eaten together
Clementines: vitamin C, fiber, folate, vitamin B1, potassium, calcium,
Kale: vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C, manganese, vitamin B6, fiber, iron, vitamin E, magnesium, protein, omega-3 fats, folate
Spinach: vitamin K, vitamin A, manganese, folate, magnesium, iron, B vitamins, vitamin C, potassium, fiber, zinc, protein, omega-3 fats, selenium
Berries: vitamin K, vitamin C, fiber, vitamin E, omega-3 fats, folate, potassium, biotin
Apple: fiber, vitamin C; antioxidant
Walnuts: omega-3 fats, copper, manganese, biotin
Bottom line – these ingredients will keep your organs and digestive system healthy, enhance your immunity, and fight toxins. Let the glow begin!
It’s important to lead a healthy lifestyle in addition to fueling yourself with superfoods. As much as I’d like to claim it, this superfood smoothie is not a miracle worker.
Keep your body active, minimize alcohol and processed foods, use natural skin care products, steer clear of sugary treats, eat organic when possible, manage your stress (yoga is a favorite of mine!), exfoliate your skin (I’ve been dry brushing lately and it’s fabulous!), get plenty of sleep, and eat a whole foods plant based diet as much as possible.
Starting your morning with this dairy free powerhouse of a smoothie will energize you and set the tone for the rest of your day. It can be made in just about 5 minutes and is easily portable.
More dairy-free smoothies
- Coconut Berry Smoothie
- Blueberry Oatmeal Smoothie
- Strawberry Beet Smoothie
- Tropical Green Smoothie
- Mint Matcha Smoothie
- Peanut Butter Chocolate Smoothie
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- 1 avocado peeled and pit removed
- 3 clementines peeled
- 1 cup chopped kale stems removed
- 1 cup spinach
- 1 cup mixed berries
- 1 apple cored
- ¼ cup raw walnuts
- 1 cup ice
- ½ -1 cup filtered water to thin
- Add all ingredients to a high-speed blender and blend until smooth.