Benefits of the Clear Skin Almond Ginger SmoothieBananas contain fiber, Vitamin B6, and potassium. They support kidney, bone, and cardiovascular health. Ginger is perfect for soothing your digestive tract and is highly anti-inflammatory, which aids in maintaining blemish-free skin. It also supports the immune system and provides anti-viral benefits, making it a great food to include during winter months. Almond buttersupports skin health thanks to Vitamin E and various minerals. Almonds may help curb hunger and support weight loss. Hemp seeds contain anti-inflammatory omega 3 fatty acids which help reduce and prevent bumps. They provide an easily digestible, complete plant-based protein, and pack nutrients needed for clear skin, energy, and optimal thyroid health.
Recipe: Clear Skin Almond Ginger Smoothie
Ingredients2 frozen bananas* 1-inch piece of ginger, peeled 1 tbs. organic raw almond butter or 1/4 cup raw almonds 3 tbs. hemp seeds 2 cups water
InstructionsPlace all ingredients in a high speed blender and blend until smooth. Notes *Freeze overripe bananas by peeling them, breaking them into halves or quarters, put in a Ziploc bag, and freeze. They make smoothies extra creamy and delicious.
If you love the taste and benefits of almond butter and ginger, then also try my Veggie Spring Rolls with Almond Ginger Sauce!
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