This Anti-inflammatory Ginger & Citrus Smoothie is an amazing way to wake up your taste buds and digestive system! Ginger and turmeric are well known for their anti-inflammatory properties, and this smoothie combines them with fresh oranges (full of vitamin C), cashews for a bit of protein and healthy fats, and cayenne to increase absorption of nutrients. Swap this smoothie for your morning glass of orange juice, and your body will thank you.
Prep time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 0 mins
1 medium organic banana
2 medium organic oranges, peeled
½-inch knob of fresh ginger
¼ teaspoon ground turmeric (LOVE Brand is a great value)
1 teaspoon Natural Calm Lemon flavor (optional, and can be purchased at Love Whole Foods)
2 tablespoons organic cashews
½ cup water
½ cup ice
- Add banana, oranges, ginger, turmeric, Natural Calm (if using), cashews, water and ice to a blender and blend until smooth.
- Top with a dash of cayenne pepper.
- Enjoy immediately.