Recipe: Digestive Support Smoothie

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This digestive support smoothie helps beat bloating, IBS, IBD and food intolerances.

 

Hi everyone- today I have another smoothie recipe post, since my anti-inflammatory smoothie post was a big hit with you all! This recipe for a digestive support smoothie can give your gut a helping hand- since the bananas contain plenty of prebiotics and the papaya contains digestive enzymes (which in particular can help with things like bloating and dare I say it, flatulence– think that’s the first time I’ve used that word on this blog but let’s run with it!)  It also uses turmeric (which I put in everything since it beats inflammation and Hemp Milk- which is a great source of Omega 3( which is easier to digest than cows milk and again packs an anti-inflammation punch) As I’m trying to boost calories, I also used Nutribix- gluten free weetabix- this is optional and I’d suggest it if you are using the smothie as a meal replacement.

Most of the ingredients for this post (other than the Hemp milk, nut butter and Nutribix) came from my Natural Blender box*: I wrote about these guys a while back:they are a great way to introduce smoothies to your diet. Like before, you can use my code: BLENDWITHJEN to get £10 off your first box!

 

Recipe: Digestive Support Smoothie
Recipe Type: Drinks
Author: Jenna
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Serves: 1 large smoothie
A digestive support smoothie; perfect to help get your digestion back on track and beat bloating!
Ingredients
  • -1 banana
  • -1 cup of Good Hemp Milk (Or another dairy-free milk alternative)
  • -1/4 papaya, chopped and peeled.
  • -1-2 pieces of Nutribix (Optional; for making a meal replacement smoothie)
  • -1 tablespoon of cashew nut butter.
  • -1 teaspoon of powdered turmeric and a sprinkle of black pepper
  • – 1 teaspoon of flaxseeds (optional)
Instructions
  1. Add banana and papaya to Nutribullet.
  2. Add cup of non-dairy milk
  3. Add on tablespoon of cashew nut butter
  4. Add 1-2 pieces of Nutribix
  5. Add turmeric and black pepper (black pepper is just to support absorption of turmeric so use sparingly)
  6. Add flaxseeds
  7. Blend for 30 seconds and serve
Serving size: 1 Calories: 400 Fat: 15 Sugar: 18 Protein: 9

I hope you enjoyed the recipe- let me know how you get on with it below!

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4 Comments

  1. July 5, 2016 / 2:06 pm

    This smoothie looks yummy, I’m gonna have to try it!

  2. September 19, 2016 / 1:55 pm

    Great post! can’t wait to try this.

  3. Kay
    March 29, 2017 / 8:43 pm

    I’ve been trying to stay on with my stomach issues but banana doesn’t work for Me! I love it but it doesn’t like Me! Please help me!

    • Healthyglobetrotting
      March 29, 2017 / 9:01 pm

      does it vary when the banana is ripened? could be starches or FODMAPS

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