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Banana Pear Hemp Seed Smoothie!

Banana Pear Hemp Seed Smoothie

Hemp seeds contain all essential amino acids, making it a complete protein. What a super yummy and healthy way to start a day!

Recipe:
• 3 tbsp hemp hearts
• small handful of swiss chard
• 1 cup water
• 1 bosc pear
• 1 medium banana
• 1/2 tsp cinnamon
• 1/4 tsp grated ginger

Add everything to a blender and process until smooth.
Sprinkle with hemp seeds, cinnamon and enjoy!

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Banana Mango Star Fruit Smoothie

Star Fruit, also known as carambola, is a tropical fruit high in vitamin C, potassium, folate, beta-carotene, quercetin, and loaded with antioxidants! One medium sized star fruit has 35 calories and 4g of sugar making it low on the glycemic index, a good choice for those with diabetes.
It also contains 26 mg of the amino acid lysine—helpful for the prevention of cold sores.
When ripe, the edible waxy skin should be golden yellow in colour with a touch of green, and slightly brown edges.

Fun Star Fruit Facts!

* The juice can be used to remove rust stains from clothing and metal.
* Wood from the carambola tree is used to make furniture.
* In India, the roots are combined with sugar and considered an antidote for poisoning.
* Poultices made from the crushed rushed leaves and shoots were once used to treat chicken-pox and ringworm.

This banana, mango, star fruit smoothie gets a gold star!

  • 1 star fruit
  • 1 mango
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup of vanilla almond milk

Add all ingredients to a blender and process for 30 seconds, or until smooth and enjoy!

Star Fruit Smoothie