Zucchini, celery and spinach in a smoothie? We know it sounds strange. But trust us. They are completely impossible to recognize and understand what this smoothie really is.
Zucchinis contain proteins, fats, organic, saturated and unsaturated fatty acids, fiber and plenty of pure water. As for minerals, zucchini contains the most potassium, calcium, sodium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron. Also zucchini contains carotene, vitamins A, C, E, PP, group B, pectin. Zucchini improves digestion and helps eliminate toxins and toxins from the body. The vegetable is especially useful for diseases of the liver, heart, kidneys, stomach. Celery has anti-allergic, laxative, antiseptic and tonic properties. It improves the digestion process, contributes to the smooth functioning of the whole organism. Due to the rather high content of vitamin C, celery restores blood circulation and normalizes blood pressure. The vegetable promotes vasodilation (relaxation of the smooth muscles of the walls of blood vessels), mainly of the aorta, due to which celery is effective for hypertension. Spinach is rich in organic, saturated and unsaturated fatty acids, fiber, vitamins A, E, C, H, K, PP, group B , beta-carotene, calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium. Spinach leaves are high in protein. More of it only in young beans and green peas. Spinach protects mucous membranes from damage, normalizes carbohydrate metabolism, takes part in the production of hormones important for the body and helps to get rid of excess weight. For people under stress, spinach is a must! It helps to restore calmness and performance. Spinach leaves contain iodine, thanks to which it has a positive effect on the functioning of the thyroid gland. Spinach is full of fiber and chlorophyll, thus it stimulates bowel activity and is an effective remedy for constipation. For added benefit, we added maca powder to the recipe. It helps to cope with depression, improves the functioning of the endocrine system. Maca also regulates the production of the hormone cortisol and maintains the health of the adrenal glands, thereby improving the general condition of the body. Maca powder increases endurance, increases stress resistance, stabilizes hormones, strengthens immunity, raises tone, improves brain function, and stimulates digestion.
Seasonal blueberry and zucchini smoothie
1 large ripe banana (pre-peeled, chopped and frozen)
1 cup frozen wild blueberries
1 stalk of celery
2/3 cup sliced zucchini (fresh or frozen)
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1 handful of spinach
1 tablespoon hemp seeds
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup coconut milk
1/2 teaspoon maki
Add all ingredients to a blender and whisk until creamy and smooth. Try and adjust with more cinnamon for spice, bananas for sweetness, or zucchini for a creamy texture. Pour into glasses, garnish with blueberries and hemp seeds. Enjoy!
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