Easy Anti-inflammatory & Detoxifying Green Tea Mango Smoothie Recipe

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Easy Anti-inflammatory & Detoxifying Green Tea Mango Smoothie Recipe

Written by: Lindsay Sibson

Go ahead – be “lazy.”

It doesn’t get much easier (or healthier) than throwing a bunch of fresh foods in a blender and pressing a button to create a heavenly mixture of vitamins, antioxidants and other health-boosting goodies.

For the ultimate easy-to-make anti-inflammatory and detoxifying smoothie, reach for these powerful health-enhancing ingredients.

Benefits Of A Green Tea Mango Smoothie

Green Tea
  • Anti-aging benefits
  • Abundant in antioxidants
  • The polyphenols in green tea help neutralize harmful free radicals
  • Helps wash toxins out of your system
  • Rich in catechins
    • Boosts liver function
Mango
  • Helps alkalize your body
    • Tartaric, malic and citric acid found in mango help to maintain the alkali reserve of your body
  • Vitamin C and vitamin A content boosts your immune system
  • Full of antioxidants
Banana
  • Indulge your sweet tooth for minimal calories – a medium sized banana has about 110 calories!
  • Naturally fat and cholesterol-free
  • Has a high potassium content – great for your nerve and muscle function
  • Contains a good amount of vitamin C
  • Contains fiber, which helps you feel fuller longer and promotes healthy and regular bowel movements
Spinach
  • Low in fat and cholesterol
  • High in niacin and zinc, protein, fiber, vitamins A, C, E and K, thiamin, vitamin B6, folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, copper and manganese
  • Helps lower your risk of numerous health problems related to oxidative stress
  • Contain a wide variety of phytonutrients with anti-inflammatory and anticancer properties
Kale
  • One of the most nutrient dense foods
  • Can help lower cholesterol
  • Great source of vitamin K
  • Packed with antioxidants
  • Has anti-inflammatory properties
Chia Seeds
  • Rich content of omega-3 fatty acids
  • Excellent source of dietary minerals
  • Great source of B vitamins
  • Packed with fiber
  • High in quality protein
  • Can help reduce inflammation
Turmeric
  • Powerful anti-inflammatory
  • A strong anti-oxidant
  • Natural liver detoxifier
  • Purifies blood
  • Protects from free radicals

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How To Make A Green Tea Mango Smoothie
 
Ingredients
  • 1 ½ cups brewed green tea, chilled
  • 1 ½ cups frozen mango, cubed
  • 2 bananas, frozen and cut into pieces
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 1 cup fresh kale
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • ¼ tspturmeric
  • 1 tsp raw honey (optional)
Instructions
  1. Place all of the ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Push down the sides as needed to ensure everything is well combined, smooth and creamy.

Pour it into a beautiful cup and sip away! If you are looking to fancy it up a bit, add flavor (and additional health benefits) by topping it off with one of these combinations:

  • Fresh chopped mint leaves and chopped almonds
  • Shredded coconut and bee pollen
  • Crushed mixed nuts and goji berries 

What is your favorite SMOOTHIE topper? Tell us below!

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Lindsay Sibson

Lindsay Sibson

Lindsay Sibson turned her lifelong dream of traveling the world into a reality when she first stepped on a plan in April of 2014. With the simple intention of learning more about this beautiful world, she stepped away from corporate America to explore an alternative lifestyle of long term international travel, volunteering, blogging and pursuing a blissfully happy and fulfilling way of life.

Lindsay documents her journey in hopes of empowering others to find their passion, reignite their spark and freshen their outlook on life. Connect with her on her website and follow her travels on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/_traveloholic_).

Through her blog, Lindsay documents her journey in hopes of empowering others to find their passion, reignite their spark and freshen their outlook on life.
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