Magnesium-Rich Green Tea Detox Smoothie

This article is adapted from Natural Vitality’s CALMFUL LIVING online magazine, with permission.

See original post here: The Great Green Tea Detox Smoothie 

Nothing is quite like a cold smoothie on a hot summer day. Why not give your body a cleansing and delicious green tea smoothie that will pack a nutritional punch? Realistically, the way to totally “detoxify” is to eat whole, healthy foods and avoid processed ingredients and refined sugars whenever possible. That being said, this smoothie can help kickstart that cleanse. This green tea detox smoothie is full of antioxidant-rich ingredients like green tea, pineapple, cucumber, lemon, avocado and fresh mint that will help to aid your body’s detoxification processes.

Plus, it’s a delicious way to get more magnesium in your diet, with a refreshing flavour twist. Lemon Natural Calm is the perfect complement to flavours of green tea, pineapple, cucumber, mint and avocado.

Tip: If a sweeter smoothie is desired, try adding a spoonful of honey, stevia or sweetener of choice.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 0 minutes

Serves 1

Ingredients

½ cup chilled green tea

1 cup frozen pineapple chunks

½ English cucumber, chopped

2 tablespoons fresh mint

½ avocado, peeled and pitted

¼ fresh lemon

1 teaspoon Lemon Flavor Natural Calm (optional)

Directions

Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Enjoy immediately.

Check out other recipes we’ve posted on using Natural Calm magnesium in recipes.

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