Posted 2 months ago

Turmeric & Ginger Smoothie

Eat Well, Live Well with with ICRC shares simple recipes to help strengthen your body and manage symptoms often associated with cancer. Enjoy this easy to make Turmeric & Ginger Smoothie recipe from our Registered Dietitian, Brenda Gridley, RDN. Brenda sees patients at our East Valley offices.

Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric and is a very strong antioxidant.  If fights inflammation in various ways at the molecular level and as a result inflammation is reduced throughout the body.  Ginger keeps your mouth healthy and it’s antibacterial power may also brighten your smile!

Ingredients:

-1 Frozen ripe banana

-1/2 cup of frozen pineapple

-1/2 cup of frozen mango

-1/2 teaspoon fresh turmeric

-1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger

-2 large organic carrots

-Pinch of black pepper

-1/2 cup of plain Greek yogurt

-1 cup of full fat coconut milk

Instructions:

-Place the fruit, coconut milk, yogurt, vegetables, and pepper in your blender and puree until smooth.

-Add more milk to thin your smoothie if desired.

-To give your smoothie a boost, top with fresh shredded coconut, chis seeds, and crystallized ginger.

-Feel free to add one scoop of protein if you desire.

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