Saturday, September 29, 2012

Plum-D-Licious Green Smoothie

1 1/2 cups water
4 Plums (remove pits and cut in pieces)
1 Banana
1 cup packed fresh Spinach or two lose handfuls
1/2 tsp ground Ginger
add stevia to taste (I use liquid stevia)

Put all in blender and blend until smooth - enjoy!

Calories - 236g
Fat - 1.3g
Sodium - 25g
Carbs - 58.8g
Fiber - 7.5g
Sugar 40.8g
Protien - 4.1g

Plums -
helps regulate digestive system; natural anti-oxident; helps resist infectious agents; counters inflammation; helps maintain healthy mucus membrane and skin; helps to protect from lung and oral cavity cancers; helps to control heart rate and blood pressure; helps body metabolize carbs, proteins and fats; helps with blood clotting; helps reduce Alzheimer in the elderly.
(These are all claims I found on line through a variety of sources. I do not make any claims, just love to pass on the possible benefits I find. This is true of all the other ingredients and benefits listed below.)

Bananas -
helps reduce depression; anemia support; normal bowl functions; eye sight protection; healthy bones and kidneys; blood pressure control; heartburn relief; morning sickness and ulcer help; regulates nerves and body water blance; stroke risk reduction.

Spinach -
High in fiber, maintains blood sugar levels, anti-inflammation, osteoporosis help; controls blood pressure, vision assistance, immune system help; healthy skin and helps maintain a healthy nervous system.

Ginger -
helps with cancer symptoms, relieves morning and motion sickness, assists with pain relief and inflammation control, heart burn relief; cold and flu prevention and migraine relief.

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