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The Vitamin C Boost Smoothie

Updated on March 3, 2016

Kiwi, Orange & Apple Smoothie

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A Winter Remedy Or Refreshing Summer Drink

Sometimes you just need a boost to rid your body of the dreaded germs that are lingering around. Unfortunately in our western world, most of us will not be eating the necessary amount of nutrients needed to keep us in optimal health. Why is this? This is due to the fact that our soil has lost much of it's life-giving nutrients that it once had through endless farming. Our bodies have to fight against pollution, stressful lifestyles and food that has lost much of it's nutrients through processing. Apart from trying harder to eat more healthily, if you feel your body beginning to weaken, grab your blender and make this quick fix that will refuel your body again and replenish the vitamins that it is using in fighting off infection. You will really notice a difference! Even in the Summer, this combination of fresh, juicy fruits will offer the perfect refreshment to keep you cool.

Ingredients For Your Smoothie

  • 1 Kiwi Fruit, peeled and quartered
  • 1 Orange, peeled and quartered
  • 1 Apple, cored and quartered (if organic, you don't need to peel it)
  • as required A little milk
  1. Place all ingredients into your blender and blend until smooth
  2. Add a little milk if the mixture is too thick or vary it with soya or coconut milk instead.
  3. Pour into a glass, enjoy the taste and feel the benefits!

The Breville Blender Is Perfect For Your Smoothie

Simply Ample SA1405 300-watt Personal Blender with 2 Travel Sport Bottles, Green
Simply Ample SA1405 300-watt Personal Blender with 2 Travel Sport Bottles, Green

This is the blender I use every time for my smoothies. It is so easy to use. Simply place your ingredients into the container, blend, unscrew and drink. Only one component to wash!

 

Foods High In Vitamin C

Kiwi fruits, oranges and apples are particularly high in vitamin C and apples have a higher content in the skin, which is why it is even more beneficial if you eat the skin. However, unless it is organic, you might want to weigh up the benefits compared to the disadvantages of eating food that has been sprayed with pesticides. Other foods high in vitamin C include berries, potatoes, green leafed vegetables and other citrus fruits.

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