C Is for Citrus Smoothie

Also known as ascorbic acid, vitamin C offers numerous health benefits ranging from heart disease prevention to protection against colds and flus. And fortunately, you don’t have to settle for a glass of plain-old OJ to get your daily dose of the good stuff. Our C Is for Citrus Smoothie is a delicious way to stay healthy and strong all year long. With kale for fiber and chia powder for protein, this tangy breakfast beverage delivers wellness with every sip. Blend up a batch for yourself or share this citrus smoothie with the kids if they’re nice.

  •  Servings: 2
  •  Ready In: 10 minutes
  • 1 cup frozen mango chunks

  • 1/2 cup frozen pineapple

  • 1 cup chopped and stemmed kale

  • 1 peeled clementine

  • 1 1/4 cups chilled water

  • 2 teaspoons green spirulina

  • 2 teaspoons chia protein superfood powder

  • 2 teaspoons flaxseed

  1. Add to the blender or food processor 1 cup frozen mango chunks.

  2. Add 1/2 cup frozen pineapple, reserving a wedge for garnish.

  3. Add 1 cup chopped and stemmed kale.

  4. Add 1 peeled clementine, reserving a wheel for garnish.

  5. Add 1 1/4 cups chilled water.

  6. Add 2 teaspoons green spirulina.

  7. Add 2 teaspoons chia protein superfood powder.

  8. Add 2 teaspoons flaxseed.

  9. Blend all ingredients until smooth and well combined. If mixture is too thick, you can add more chilled water.

  10. Pour into a tall glass.

  11. Garnish with a pineapple wedge and clementine wheel.

  12. There should be enough to go around so enjoy with a friend!

Health Benefits
  1. Mango: is made up of vitamin C, fiber, and potassium, all of which are known to help fight heart disease.

  2. Pineapple: is packed with vitamin C and other nutrients to help prevent eye diseases like macular degeneration.

  3. Kale: contains fiber and water to help ward off constipation and other issues affecting the digestive tract.

  4. Clementine: includes vitamin C for boosting immunity and preventing inflammation.

  5. Spirulina: is rich in phycocyanin, an antioxidant and known anti-inflammatory.

  6. Chia powder: helps with weight loss while protecting cardiovascular health.

  7. Flaxseed: for a hearty dose of omega-3 fatty acids, which are known to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes.

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