Living in Italian: Skin Glow Smoothie

August 8, 2017

In this recipe, Fiorella prepares an easy smoothie that will make your skin glow! Skin repairs every 30 days, so make sure your body has the best nutrition to help boost that skin rejuvenation! Make healthier swaps with an Italian twist for a nutrient packed smoothie filled with protein, vitamins, and antioxidants! 

 

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz Plain Low-fat Kefir (Fermented, probiotic milk drink)

  • 1/2 cup strawberries, or berries of your choice

  • 1/2 avocado

  • Handful basil

  • Juice 1/2 lemon Juice

 

Preparation:

  1. Pour kefir into blender

  2. Add berries, basil, and avocado to blender 

  3. Squeeze fresh lemon over other ingredients 

  4. Blend everything together

  5. Pour into a glass, top with basil and strawberry for garnish.

  6. Enjoyy

Nutrition RX:

  • Kefir- this fermented, dairy beverage is packed with probiotics, healthy bacteria for your gut, and a great source of lean protein, calcium and vitamin D

  • Berries-source of Vitamin C to support collagen production for skin rejuvenation and antioxidants to protect your skin from harmful free radicals in the environment

  • Avocado- source of omega-3 fats, the healthy fats that are anti-inflammatory and protect your skin

  • Lemon Juice-another source of vitamin C to boost collagen and anti-oxidants

 

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