Anti-Inflammatory Citrus Cooler Smoothie

The Veggie Shake Team

Millions of Americans live with chronic inflammation due to inflammatory conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and an inflammatory diet high in processed meats, sugars, dairy, and alcohol among other culprits. Chronic inflammation poses health concerns such as an increased risk of illness and disease. But not to worry! You can combat inflammation with our Anti-Inflammatory Citrus Cooler Smoothie. Our anti-inflammatory smoothie is packed with anti-inflammatory nutrients to help calm and reduce inflammation. Some ingredients may even help offset inflammation from less healthy foods that sneak into our diets from time to time. Give your body a healthy boost any time of day with our sweet and citrus smoothie.

  •  Servings: 1
  •  Ready In: 5 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple

  • 1/2 avocado

  • 2 oranges, segmented

  • 1 grapefruit, segmented

  • 1/2 avocado

  • 1 tablespoon fresh turmeric

  • 2 teaspoons ginger

  • 1 cup water

Instructions
  1. Pour 1 cup of water into blender or food processor.

  2. Add 1 segmented grapefruit and 2 segmented oranges.

  3. Scoop 1 cup of frozen pineapple and add to blender or food processor.

  4. Add 1/2 avocado.

  5. Top it off with 1 tablespoon of fresh turmeric and 2 teaspoons of ginger.

  6. Blend.

  7. Pour into a glass and top off with frozen berries and an orange slice.

Health Benefits
  1. Pineapple: contains the enzyme bromelain that helps calm inflammation.

  2. Avocado: a powerful anti-inflammatory that might help offset less healthy foods.

  3. Turmeric: contains curcumin, which helps fight inflammation.

  4. Ginger: has strong anti-inflammatory properties because it contains 10-gingerol.

  5. Oranges and grapefruit: potent anti-inflammatory citrus fruits.

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