Diary-Free Gut Healing Green Smoothie: Recipe by Wendy Hills

Dear friends and followers of Chez Nermine, this week, on my blog, I am delighted to host Wendy Hill, the nutritionist behind the popular blog HillStart Nutrition Health & Wellness.

Wendy is uniquely placed to understand how food and good nutrition affects both our physical and mental wellbeing.  She helps busy people make better decisions about their food choices, empowering them to be better educated and in control of their own health.

Specialized in helping those with limited diets (be it vegan, vegetarian, and/or allergies), Wendy closely work with them to create diets that are nutritious, easy to prepare and  more importantly really tasty to eat.

Wendy shares her healthy diet approach on her blog, through 1-1 basis, or  at Ditch the Diet membership site.  

For daily updates of Wendy’s recipes and healthy diet tips, follow her onInstagram @hillsanutrition and her Facebook page, here 
 

Now, it is time to leave you with Wendy to know more about her POWER green smoothie.

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Hi, I’m Wendy from HillStart Nutrition Health and Wellness and I’m delighted to be able to share my Gut Healing Green Smoothie recipe with you at Chez Nermine blog. 
 
Smoothies are great for those days when you just don’t have time to sit down to a proper breakfast, and this one is guaranteed to keep you full till lunch.
 
It’s packed with nutrients- dense food such as chia seed, bananas and avocado. Additionally, this smoothie is high in antioxidants and is free from both sugar and dairy – both of which can be inflammatory to the gut lining.
 
Don’t be fooled by the bright green colour, this is still rather sweet and can be enjoyed by the whole family.
 

 


Wendy’s Gut Healing Green Smoothie

Recipe by Wendy Hill

Dairy-Free, Vegan, Gut Healing Smoothie
Stock image by http://www.canva.com

 

Serves 2 people 

INGREDIENTS

  • 2½ cups unsweetened almond milk, cold
  • 2 cup fresh baby spinach
  • ½ avocado, peeled and pit removed 
  • 1 banana, frozen
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons ground flax seed
  • ¼ cup hemp seeds
  • 2 tablespoons raw honey

DIRECTIONS

  1. Blend the smoothie: Throw all ingredients into a blender and blend until very smooth and creamy.
  2. Serve: Divide into glasses and enjoy! 

 

WENDY'S NOTES
  • No spinach? Use kale instead.
  • No honey? Use maple syrup, dates, or an extra banana to sweeten instead.
  • No milk? Use water instead, it’s just a bit less creamy.
  • Storage: Make ahead and store in a sealed mason jar. Shake well before drinking. Keeps in the fridge for 1 – 2 days.

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