Transport yourself from New Orleans to a tropical paradise while boosting your nutrient intake. Try a pineapple ginger smoothie after a workout to boost your antioxidant intake. For thousands of years, Arabic, Indian, and Asian healers prized ginger as food and medicine. Ginger has amazing healing properties like reducing pain and inflammation, making it valuable in managing arthritis, headaches, and cramps. Try it after an intense cycling and yoga class to boost your recovery time!
Pineapple Ginger Smoothie Recipe:
1 cup fresh or frozen pineapple, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and minced
1/2 cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt
1 cup pineapple juice
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup ice (if using fresh pineapple)
1/8 teaspoon stevia or sweetener (optional)
Squeeze of fresh lime juice (optional)
Blend pineapple, ginger, yogurt, pineapple juice, cinnamon, and ice (if using fresh pineapple).
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