Drink Away Dehydration with this Glowing Green Smoothie

What you put in – and on – your body are equally important. Dry skin that feels tight, flaky, and uncomfortable can damage your confidence and self-esteem. This delightful Glowing Green Smoothie recipe has been designed with dry, dehydrated skin in mind.

A combination of super greens and herbs makes this a therapeutic blend of skin nourishing ingredients. For example, spinach is a great source of B vitamins and folate, which can reduce redness and inflammation. It’s also rich in cleansing chlorophyll and fibre. The Smoothie also contains cucumber which is extremely hydrating and rich in silica, which promotes collagen production!

 

Serves 2

Ingredients

1 cup baby spinach

1 cup torn romaine leaves

½ cup chopped cucumber

1 small pear (or ½ large), cored and chopped

1 cup water or coconut water

Handful of fresh mint

Handful of fresh coriander

½ grapefruit

Juice of half a lemon juice

½ tablespoon chia seeds

1 tablespoon flaxseed meal

1 tspn spirulina (if you can handle it!)

1 tspn cinnamon

 

Instructions

Mix all the ingredients in a blender until completely smooth. Sweeten as desired with liquid stevia.

 

For ways to treat dehydrated skin topically, view our natural, toxin-free products here.

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Anna Mitsios

Adv. Dip. Naturopathy. Adv. Dip. Nutrition. B.Com (Honours)

Anna is a certified naturopath and nutritionist and founder of leading Australian natural skincare and wellness company, Edible Beauty Australia. Anna has been featured in various publications including Mind Body Green, Women’s Health and Allure. She is committed to the natural transformation of her client’s skin using proven botanicals, nutrients and herbal formulations, both on the inside and out.  

Anna’s career began in the corporate sector, where she specialised in corporate finance and private banking for over ten years working in Sydney and New York for a large Australian bank. Anna’s career change was sparked by her own health journey, following a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes at 18 years of age.  Her diagnosis triggered her intense study of botanicals and nutrition to manage auto-immune condition and assist others in attaining optimal health. Anna’s naturopathy career has included working as a naturopath within a reputable natural fertility clinic in Sydney, within a pharmacy and health food store and running her own naturopathy practice. 

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