ANTI inflammatory smoothies

As we get older, it is important to be aware that we are more prone to inflammation, which can lead to aches and pains and negatively impact our organs and tissues. 

However, the properties in some food, such as antioxidants, can decrease and prevent inflammation.

Here are 4 smoothie recipes to make to decrease inflammation!  The ingredients are listed, and exact measurements are not needed. Any amount of these foods will make you feel great.

1. Orange:

  • Turmeric
  • Sweet potato
  • Carrot
  • Orange pepper
  • Orange
  • Ginger 
  • Coconut milk (¼ cup)
  • Cinnamon

2. Green:

  • Avocado (½ )
  • Ginger (1 tsp)
  • Greens (1 cup+) 
  • Green apple 
  • Celery (2-3 stalks)
  • Can toss in herbs, like parsley

3. Red 

  • Beets
  • Raspberries
  • Cherries
  • Pomegranate juice or powder
  • Fresh leaf lettuce

4. Blue

  • Blueberries (½ cup)
  • Cucumber (½ or 1 small one)
  • Celery (2-3 stalks)
  • Ginger (1 knob)
  • Kefir


You can also turn any smoothie recipe into a meal, using less liquid for a smoothie bowl and adding protein powder. Other add-ins include flax seed or walnuts, and avocado. Enjoy!


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Jane and Stephanie, creators of The Simply Nourished Solution™, are nutritionists who help women over 50 go from overweight, frustrated, and inflamed to lighter and healthier so they can be more active, feel good in their bodies, and live the second half of life with energy and confidence. Their 3-pronged approach, which can fit into any lifestyle, encompasses not only wholesome energizing foods but powerful habit and mindset shifts.


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