Alkaline Ash Smoothie

Alkaline Ash Smoothie Recipe
Alkaline Ash Smoothie Recipe
photo by PerfectSmoothie

When the body’s pH balance leans toward the acidic both inflammation and chronic health conditions such as arthritis may develop. Some foods have the tendency to neutralize acid or have an alkaline effect after they have been digested. These are the "alkaline ash" foods. Every ingredient in this smoothie recipe has an alkaline effect on the body’s pH (except for the ice cubes, which may be neutral to slightly acidic). In addition, this smoothie contains green vegetables that are high in potassium, as well as flax seeds that provide healthy fats for heart health. Counteract excess acid from eating meats and grains as well as excess stomach acid while enjoying this creamy, green, health-giving smoothie.

Ingredients: 
1/2 avocado
1/2 cucumber
1 cup spinach
1 cup baby kale
1 celery stalk
1/4 cup wheat grass juice
1 oz alfalfa sprouts
2 tsp ground flax seeds
3/4 cup lowfat buttermilk
1 cup ice cubes
Optional: 1 packet stevia
Instructions: 
  1. Add all ingredients to the blender in the order of items listed.
Tips: 
To significantly reduce preparation and blending time try using one of our recommended high end smoothie blenders.
Rating: 

Average: 4.3 (23 votes)

Preparation Overview
Prep Time: 4 mins.
Blend Time: 2 mins.
Total Time: 6 mins.
Yield: This recipe makes 2 servings, equal to 2 pints (24 ounces).
Nutrition Summary
Serving Size: 12 oz
Calories: 164
Protein: 7.6 grams
Fat: 9.4 grams
Carbs: 15.1 grams
*data is for 1 serving
Detailed Nutrition Data
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
1 serving (426.7 g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories
164
Calories from Fat
85
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.4g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
139mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
15.1g
5%
Dietary Fiber
8.0g
32%
Sugars
6.5g
Protein
7.6g
Vitamin A 98% • Vitamin C 65%
Calcium 18% • Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

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