I like this smoothie because it is full of nutrient rich alkaline vegetables and low glycemic strawberries. Drink this in the morning to remove acidic toxins and balance your system. You will feel great all day.
Beets – cleanse the liver, purifies the blood, anti-inflammatory, source of iron
Strawberries – high in antioxidants, rich source of vitamin C, benefits digestion
Celery – acts as mild diuretic, promotes feeling of fullness, rich in B vitamins and fiber
Lemon – antibacterial properties, aids digestion, high in Vitamin C, detoxifies and alkalizes, mild diuretic
Romaine – is a complete protein! That means that it has all 8 essential amino acids Read my newsletter about romaine
Alkaline Strawberry Green Smoothie
Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan, Paleo, Raw PRINT RECIPE
1 cup water or coconut water
2 Tb chia seeds
2 celery stalks, roughly chopped
4 large romaine leaves, chopped
1 cup organic strawberries, hulled
1/2 small organic beet, trimmed peeled and roughly chopped
1/2 lemon, juiced
4 drops stevia, if you like additional sweetness
• Soak the chia seeds in water for 30 minutes or overnight.
• Add all ingredients into a high-speed blender and blend on high until smooth.
• Adjust sweetness if desired.