Bloat Banishing Smoothie

So you’ve eaten and drunk a little more over the holidays. That’s cool. Now’s the time to make you’re comeback for a healthy start to 2015. Filling up on fibre-rich foods such as avocado is the perfect way to beat the bloat, and the quickest way to do that a smoothie. I’m all about making things easier after a hectic festive season, so lets just blend and kick back…

Recipe

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SERVES: 1

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/4 avocado
  • 1 cup water or coconut water
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1/2 apple
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 cm cube fresh ginger (optional)

METHOD:

  1. In a high-speed blender, add all ingredients.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Serve straight up, over ice if preferred.

 

Sally O'Neil - Editor in Chief

Sal is on a mission to prove that healthy and nutritious doesn’t have to be boring – and that even while staying in shape you can have your cake and eat it too. After losing 14kg from adopting a healthier lifestyle, she shares her journey with others on The Fit Foodie Blog. She also writes for national health magazines, has launched a range of Protein Ball Mixes: Fit Mixes, and is the author of Love Move Eat (Bauer Media, 2017).

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