NutriBullet So Fresh and So Clean Smoothie Recipe – A sweet and tangy cold and flu fighting smoothie from the creators of the NutriBullet Blender, learn how to make at home.
So Fresh and So Clean, a NutriBullet Smoothie Recipe, is nutrient-packed and absolutely loaded with vitamin C, ready to fight off common colds and the winter flu. Sweet honey masks the bitter kale, tangy orange and lemon juice provide a citrusy blast, with a cool refreshing coconut water and cucumber finish. The perfect defense against seasonal illness!
What Is In The So Fresh and So Clean Smoothie From NutriBullet?
The NutriBullet So Fresh and So Clean smoothie ingredients are cucumbers, kale, oranges, unsweetened coconut water, lemon juice, honey, Amazing Grass Greens Blend Superfood, and ice.
Cucumbers – Cucumbers, while commonly mistaken for vegetables, are actually a highly nutritious fruit. They are rich in the antioxidants flavonoids and tannins that have been found to prevent cell damage by blocking harmful free radicals. Cucumbers also help reduce blood sugar and have been shown to prevent some diabetes-related complications.
Kale – Kale, a very popular cruciferous vegetable, is one of the most nutrient-packed foods you can eat. A single cup contains 200% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin A, 135% of the recommended vitamin C, and 685% of the recommended vitamin K, among many others. Kale also provides very high levels of the powerful anitoxidants quercetin and kaempferol, known to lower blood pressure and reduce inflammation.
Oranges – Oranges are the most popular of all citrus fruits. They are absolutely packed with vitamin C and provide significant amounts of the flavonoids hesperidin and naringenin as well as carotenoids beta-cryptoxanthin and lycopene. Oranges promote healthy immune function, boost heart health, and have been shown to prevent anemia.
Coconut Water – Coconut water has become an increasingly popular health drink as of late. It is low in calories, efficiently replenishes electrolytes, is an excellent source of potassium, and contains potent free radical fighting antioxidants. Also, coconut water has been shown to lower blood sugar levels in people suffering from diabetes, prevent kidney stone formation, and reduce the risk of heart disease.
Lemon Juice – Lemons are a sour citrus fruit that are packed with antioxidants and various other beneficial plan compounds. Just one lemon provides more than 50% of your recommended daily intake of cold and flu-busting vitamin C. Lemons are also known to aid weight loss, prevent kidney stones, and protect against anemia.
Honey – Honey is a thick, sticky liquid made from plant nectar by honeybees. It is rich in antioxidants, including phenolic acids and flavonoids that are excellent at reducing oxidative stress. Honey has been used to facilitate burn and wound healing for thousands of years and has shown great success in healing diabetes-related foot ulcers.
Amazing Grass Greens Blend Superfood – Amazing Grass Greens Blend Superfood ingredients include organic wheat grass, organic barley grass, organic alfalfa, organic spirulina, organic spinach, organic chlorella (cracked cell-wall), organic broccoli, organic pure acai, organic maca, organic carrot, organic beet, raspberry, rose hips, pineapple, green tea, acerola cherry, organic flax seed powder, apple pectin fiber, F.O.S. (from chicory root), L. acidophilus, alpha and beta amylase, protease, lipase, lactase, cellulase, siberian eleuthero root and peppermint.
- Place cucumbers, kale, oranges, unsweetened coconut water, lemon juice, honey, Superfood Essential Greens Powder, and ice into a NutriBullet blender and secure the lid.
- Start the blender on its lowest speed and steadily ramp up to its highest speed. This will reduce wear and tear on the motor and blades, facilitate a more consistent blend, and help prevent food splatter onto the lid and sides.
- Blend for approximately 30 seconds or until a smooth consistency is achieved.
- Pour into a glass for immediate refreshment or place in the refrigerator in an airtight container to enjoy later.
Serving Size:1 grams
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 225Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 293mgCarbohydrates: 52gFiber: 7gSugar: 38gProtein: 7g
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