Dr. Pedre’s Blue Ginger Smoothie

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Blueberry smoothie with mint in mason jar mug, downward view on white marble

Created in collaboration with Natural Foods Chef Mikaela Reuben, this smoothie is jam-packed with trace minerals, antioxidants, gut-healing ginger, healthy fats and chlorophyll to cleanse the body. It is also great for your hair and skin!

Blue Ginger Smoothie

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Makes 1 – 2 servings

Ingredients

1 cup frozen blueberries

¼ cup whole Brazil nuts

1 ½ cups filtered water

2 teaspoons chlorella (available in powder form at health-food stores)

1 large handful of organic spinach

One 2-inch piece ginger, peeled and finely grated (about 1 tablespoon)

1 tablespoon coconut oil

1 – 2 scoops hypoallergenic protein powder (in this case, I use my Happy Gut Cleanse Shake)

¼ cup almond milk (optional)

Step 1

Add the ingredients to a high-speed blender in the order listed.

Step 2

Blend until smooth.

Step 3

Serve chilled and enjoy.

Tip: If you are not a fan of the strong bite of ginger, start with 1 teaspoon and add more as you desire. I love ginger and can never get enough.