This turmeric ginger smoothie is packed with fresh pineapple and banana, for a healthy, refreshing drink that tastes like a piña colada.
1 inch piece fresh turmeric, peeled (or 1 tsp. dried turmeric)
1 inch piece fresh ginger, peeled
1 frozen banana
1 cup fresh pineapple chunks
1 cup unflavored soy or almond milk (could substitute some or all with coconut milk)
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Place turmeric, ginger, banana and pineapple in blender and blend until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides of pitcher as needed.
Add milk and vanilla. Blend again until smooth.
These smoothies are delicious and you are getting the amazing effects of turmeric and ginger at the same time. Turmeric has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant. Ginger has a long history of use for relieving digestive problems such as nausea, loss of appetite, motion sickness and pain.
Spice up your life with two of my favorite spices today!
Love & Light,