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10 Best Anti-inflammatory Smoothie Recipes

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Last Updated: June 12, 2018

What is Inflammation and why it's bad for your health?

According to Webmd - “Inflammation is a process by which the body's white blood cells and substances they produce protect us from infection with foreign organisms, such as bacteria and viruses.

In an easy word- inflammation is the biological response of the  human body after an injury or any damage. The human body’s white blood cells play this key role. They defend the foreign invaders such as viruses & bacteria.

​Without inflammation, the body could never protect itself from the viruses and bacteria and the infections or injuries could become deadly. So we can hardly realize, how important is inflammation in our body.

​Inflammation is also responsible for some chronic diseases like- Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis, etc. In these diseases, called autoimmune diseases, the body's protective immune system get affected by its own tissues.

What are the signs of inflammation?

Signs of inflammation include:

  •  Redness.
  •  Swelling.
  •  Joint pain.
  •  Loss of joint function.

Often a few of the signs are present in the human body.

So how can we get rid of this inflammatory problem? The answer is, by taking proper anti-inflammatory foods. Anti-inflammatory foods have become more popular in recent years. The anti-inflammatory foods includes, cold water fish, fresh fruits & vegetables, nuts and red meat.

​A great way of consuming more fruits & vegetables is by taking delicious smoothies. The health benefits of smoothies can't describe in words. Today we're going to share with you 10 best anti-inflammatory smoothie recipes. This smoothie recipes are most effective for the people who are dealing with arthritis and pain problem. 

Foods For Preventing Anti-inflammatory Problems

The best ingredients for your anti-inflammatory smoothie recipes include:

  • Berries.
  • Turmeric.
  • ​Pineapple.
  • Ginger.
  • ​Nuts, like - Almond, peanut
  • Leafy greens like- kale and spinach.
  • Avocado.
  • Raw Honey

N.B > You can also make detox drinks with these ingredients.

Here is our 10 Best Anti-inflammatory Smoothie Recipes

You can make your anti-inflammatory smoothies by including the ingredients listed above.Or you can follow the recipes below.

1. Almond, Ginger, Strawberry Smoothie

almond-strawberry-smoothie

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of almond milk.
  • 2 inch piece of ginger.
  • 1 cup of orange juice.
  • ½ a banana.
  • ​1 cup of celery.
  • ½ cup of mixed frozen strawberries.

Instructions

  • Put all the ingredients in the blender, cover and blend until smooth.
  • Serve immediately or store in an airtight container.

N.B: You can add a handful of kale to bring in your greens.

2. Almond, Banana, Turmeric Smoothie

Turmeric Smoothie

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 frozen banana or ¼ a papaya.
  • 1 inch ginger grated or 1 inch turmeric root grated.
  • ½ tsp cinnamon.
  • 1 cup coconut milk or almond milk.

Instructions

  • Put all the ingredients in the blender, cover and blend until smooth.
  • Serve immediately or store in an airtight container.

N.B: You can add black pepper, to increase the bioavailability of the turmeric.

3. Mangoes, Almond, Avocado Smoothie

mango-smoothie

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 peeled and chopped avocado.
  • 4 tsp turmeric shot.
  • 1 cup of frozen mangoes.
  • ½ tsp cinnamon.
  • 3 tsp almond butter.
  • 1 cup of water.

Instructions

  • Put all the ingredients in the blender, cover and blend until smooth.
  • Serve immediately or store in an airtight container.

4. Orange, Broccoli, Lemon Smoothie

orange-broccoli-smoothie

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup broccoli.
  • 1 cup of orange juice.
  • Juice of 1 lemon.
  • 1 tbsp chia seed.
  • 4 tbsp honeydew.
  • 1 cup of water.

Instructions

  • Put all the ingredients in the blender, cover and blend until smooth.
  • Serve immediately or store in an airtight container.

5. Apple, Cucumber, Ginger Smoothie

applecucumber-smoothie

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 apple chopped
  • 2 tbsp cashews
  • 1 cucumber chopped
  • 2 or 3 kiwifruits.
  • 1 inch ginger grated.
  • 1 cup of water.

Instructions

  • Put all the ingredients in the blender, cover and blend until smooth.
  • Serve immediately or store in an airtight container.

6. Pineapple, Coconut, Cucumber, kale Smoothie

pineapple-kale-smoothie

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup coconut water.
  • 2 cup chopped frozen pineapple.
  • 1 cucumber chopped.
  • 1 cup kale.
  • 2 tbsp lime juice.
  • 1/3 cup chopped parsley.
  • 1 tbsp chopped green bell pepper.

Instructions

  • Put all the ingredients in the blender, cover and blend until smooth.
  • Serve immediately or store in an airtight container.

7. Mango, Ginger, Turmeric, kale Smoothie

mango-ginger-smoothie

Preparation time: <10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup kale.
  • 1 cup almond milk or 1 cup of coconut milk.
  • 1/2 tbsp turmeric.
  • 1 cup frozen mango or pineapple chunks.
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds.
  • a pinch of black pepper
  • 1 tbsp chopped ginger.

Instructions

  • Put all the ingredients in a blender, cover and blend until smooth.
  • Serve immediately or store in an airtight container.

8. Banana, Spinach, Turmeric, Smoothie

banana-spinach-smoothie

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cherries.
  • 2 frozen bananas.
  • 1 cup spinach.
  • 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder.
  • 1/3 tbsp cinnamon.
  • 1 cup coconut water.

Instructions

  • Put all the ingredients in the blender, cover and blend until smooth.
  • Serve immediately or store in an airtight container.

9. Cherries, Spinach, Ginger, Smoothie

cherries-smoothie

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup frozen cherries.
  • 1/2 cup frozen pineapple.
  • 1 cup spinach.
  • 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder.
  • 1 inch fresh ginger grated.
  • 1/3 tbsp cinnamon.
  • 1 cup coconut water.

Instructions

  • Put all the ingredients in the blender, cover and blend until smooth.
  • Serve immediately or store in an airtight container.

10. Raspberries, Ginger, Turmeric Smoothie

raspberrie-smoothie

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup raspberries.
  • 2 cup frozen pineapple.
  • 1 tbsp turmeric powder.
  • 1/3 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup coconut water.
  • 1 inch fresh ginger grated.

Instructions

  • Put all the ingredients in the blender, cover and blend until smooth.
  • Serve immediately or store in an airtight container.

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