‎*Cold and Flu Relief* Pineapple Kale Coconut Smoothie

If you or someone you love is sick right now, do them a huge flavour favour and share this recipe with them ♥ It will really help and it tastes yumaroo!

Having a cold and being sick totally sucks! To tell you the truth, I haven’t been sick in over a year now since going through my detox.

So, if you’re sick right now and you want to get better fast. Here’s a green smoothie that will kick that cold to the curb and help you cut your sick days down to 0 if you make green smoothies part of your daily routine.

Ingredients:

  • 2 Cups Fresh Pineapple
  • 1 Frozen Ripe Bananas
  • 1 Cup Coconut Milk (you may need a bit more if you want a thinner consistency)
  • 2 Tbsp Shredded Coconut
  • 1 Cup Kale

Instructions: Put all ingredients in the Vitamix with the frozen bananas at the top, pour the liquid in and blend on high for about 30 seconds or less and serve.

5 Rawesome Facts about this Smoothie

1. Pineapple is loaded with nutrients and enzymes including Bromelain which helps loosen up and dissolve mucus. Pineapple is useful for fighting bronchitis, chest congestion and the common cold or flu.

2. Pineapple flushes toxins out of the system and can be useful for cleansing the body during a time of illness.

3. Kale is also high in Vitamin C and contains anti-oxidants that fight free radicals in the body keeping your immune system strong and providing relief if you are suffering form the cold or flu.

4. Coconut can help relieve a sore throat, eat the meat or drink the milk.

5. Banana can be used to help soothe an upset stomach and is even useful if you are suffering from diarrhea.

 

Sheleana Jennings

Sheleana is passionate about getting back to nature through real food and empowering women to walk the feminine path of self-care and deep self-awareness. She's a birth doula in Vancouver, BC where she lives with her partner. She's an avid reader, intuitive culinary goddess and cat lady in the making.

Their life together is centered around real, whole food living without restricting oneself to dietary labels or dogmas. Sheleana believes resetting the body through cleansing is one tool for spiritual awakening in a time where we've slipped so far away from what real food truly means. Her hopes are that through this channel, more people can find what eating path suits their beliefs and bodies best, while honoring the laws of nature and themselves.