Hydrating green smoothie
During summer days or in tropical climates, we need to keep hydrated and restore the nutrients that we can lose in our sweat, like vitamin C, and electrolytes, like potassium and calcium. That means that is not enough to just drink water specially if it is bottled water with no nutrients in it, and we also need to top up our diet with more fruits and veggies.
The most common signs of dehydration are headache and fatigue, and the easiest way to increase the intake of all these nutrients is by drinking them!
So, this green smoothie would give you vitamin C, electrolytes, fiber, and it is also full of anti-inflammatory properties. Take it once a day to get all you need!
1 cup coconut water or plain water,
1 cup spinach leaves or 1 celery stalk,
1 green apple,
Lemon juice from 2 big lemons,
1 thumb-sized piece of freshly peeled ginger,
(optional: Half an avocado or 1 cup of ice).
Blend all the ingredients until you get a smooth consistency
Add crushed ice into the blender if you want to make it thicker and colder, or avocado to make it more dense and nutrient rich.
Enjoy at any time of the day!