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low glycemic recipeBlueberries are a low-glycemic fruit full of anti-oxidant, blood vessel-strengthening, eye and brain-protectecting flavonoids. Raspberry boasts similar anti-oxidant flavonoids, along with a couple of unique compounds: ketones, which appear to have a stimulating effect on our cells’ metabolism, and ellagitannins, which have a potent inhibitory effect on certain cancer cell lines, at least in vitro.






Research from the USDA showed that organic raspberries boast great anti-oxidant activity (which makes sense—since flavonoids and other goodies are a plant’s natural herbivory defense compounds). Also, buy and pick ripe raspberries—research out of Cornell University shows they have more of the good stuff. Pineapple is the source of the anti-inflammatory compound bromelain. If pineapple doesn’t agree with you or bothers your mouth, leave it out!

Ingredients

8-12 oz of water, coconut, hemp, almond or brazil nut milk
1⁄4 c raw cashews (best soaked overnight; discard soaking water)
1 c mixed blueberry, raspberry, and blackberry, fresh or frozen
1⁄2 organic pineapple (or papaya, if preferred), fresh or frozen
1-2 tsps flax seeds (best if ground)
1⁄2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp Divine Turmeric Paste
1 serving Protein Powder of choice  (we recommend NutriBiotic’s organic, raw sprouted brown rice protein OR Great Lakes Hydrolyzed Collagen)

Directions

Wash all ingredients well and blend!

Berry Sensation Smoothie
Blueberries are a low-glycemic fruit full of anti-oxidant, blood vessel-strengthening, eye and brain-protectecting flavonoids. Raspberry boasts similar anti-oxidant flavonoids, along with a couple of unique compounds: ketones, which appear to have a stimulating effect on our cells' metabolism, and ellagitannins, which have a potent inhibitory effect on certain cancer cell lines, at least in vitro. Research from the USDA showed that organic raspberries boast great anti-oxidant activity (which makes sense—since flavonoids and other goodies are a plant's natural herbivory defense compounds). Also, buy and pick ripe raspberries—research out of Cornell University shows they have more of the good stuff. Pineapple is the source of the anti-inflammatory compound bromelain. If pineapple doesn't agree with you or bothers your mouth, leave it out!
    Servings1
    Prep Time5 minutes
    Ingredients
    Instructions
    1. Wash all ingredients well and blend!

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