Avo-pine smoothie

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Makes one smoothie

  • ½ avocado
  • ½ cup spinach leaves
  • ½ cup fresh pineapple pieces
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon vita greens (optional)
  • 1 cup water (add less or more for preferred consistency)
  • 1 tablespoon pea protein powder (optional)

What’s good about this smoothie?

Avocado – Avocados are a great source of folate and potassium and they also contain high amounts of fibre and monounsaturated fat, helping to control cholesterol and lower blood pressure and maintain bone and immune health.

Spinach Leaves – Spinach contains a good source of iron (non-haem), vitamin C, folate, important B vitamins and heart-healthy minerals including magnesium, potassium and calcium, helping to regulate the amount of fluid your body requires.

Pineapple – Pineapple is a rich source of vitamin C and bromelain, helping to keep bones strong, promote digestion, ease inflammation and relieve cold symptoms.

Chia Seeds – Chia seeds contain good amounts of fibre, protein, omega 3 fats, calcium, magnesium, manganese and phosphorus. Chia seeds are gluten free, promote heart health and aid a healthy digestive system.