Healthy Recipe: Strawberry Smoothie

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Although we are a skin care business that specialises in botanical cosmetology, that’s the technical term for creating useful pure plant-based skin care. We also appreciate that treating skin starts from the inside and for the best skin we recommend a holistic approach. That includes what you put into your body, as it’s directly reflected on the outside. I have a fantastic supercharged strawberry smoothie recipe that is perfect for feeding your skin. I also love this smoothie because my kids love it too, it’s all about the strawberry. And any time I can sneak some more veggies into my kid’s diets, it’s a winner in books.

Healthy Strawberry Smoothie

Nutritionally, the key ingredients will have your insides and skin humming with health!

Strawberries

Excellent source of flavonoids which are anti-inflammatory. They are unusually high in vitamin C which is beneficial for skin health.

Basil

It’s a digestive aid and helps with circulation. It also has antibacterial properties.

Beetroot Leaves

Excellent source of vitamin A essential for healthy eyes and skin. The body uses vitamin A to create retinoic acid which helps prevent lines and promotes collagen growth. It’s also high in vitamin C which boost collagen.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups of strawberries
  • 8 large basil leaves
  • 4 large beetroot leaves
  • 4-6 ice cubes
  • 3/4 water or coconut water

Add all ingredients to your blender and combine on high until smooth. Another variation would be to swap the basil for mint. What’s your favourite smoothie recipe? I’d love to know!  Author: Rigel.

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