May 24th, 2018

Eating a diet high in plant-based whole foods promotes glowing skin, stronger nails, and healthier hair. That’s why we believe in healing your skin from inside out and if you're looking to nourish and protect your skin from sun damage, then this pineapple-turmeric smoothie blend is optimal for your. Pineapple has plenty of vitamin C, which supports the formation of collagen and overall skin texture. Turmeric is a great pain reliever, but it's also known to help reduce redness in the skin caused by inflammation. The added benefit is that turmeric is a remedy inflammation in other parts of your body such as your joints.  And if that isn’t enough to make you run to the market to buy the ingredients for this smoothie recipe, using kale in your green smoothies adds a great antioxidant boost.
 
Tropical Turmeric Cleanser
 
Ingredients
2 cups kale, stems removed
¼ cup cilantro
2 cups unsweetened coconut water
2 cups chopped pineapple
1 cup chopped mango
Juice of ½ lemon
½ tsp ground turmeric
 
Directions
1. BLEND the kale, cilantro, and coconut water until smooth.
2. ADD the pineapple, mango, lemon juice, and turmeric and blend again.

Note: If you are using a high speed or nutrient extracting appliance such as Ninja or NutriBullet try this recipe by adding all ingredients all at once to blend.  
 
Southern Charm

A smoothie with collard greens? You bet.  This veggie staple in the south is great healthy addition to smoothies. This recipe also includes cantaloupe known to help with acne and wrinkles. Plus carrots, packed with plenty of vitamin A, not only help regenerate collagen (your skin's support system) but also have beta-carotene to support your vision. 
 
(Makes 2 servings)
Ingredients
2 cups collard greens
1 cup water
1 cup chopped cantaloupe
2 cups chopped mango
½ cup chopped carrots
½ cup chopped pineapple
Directions
1. BLEND the collard greens, water, and cantaloupe until smooth.
2. ADD the mango, carrots, and pineapple and blend again.
Note: Cantaloupe makes up half the liquid base in this recipe; once you blend your cantaloupe, it will liquefy and make melon "juice."

Note: If you are using a high speed or nutrient extracting appliance such as Ninja or NutriBullet try this recipe by adding all ingredients all at once to blend.  
 
Recipe Source: Prevention Magazine

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