Orange Aloe Creamsicle Smoothie

Orange Aloe Creamsicle Smoothie
Orange Aloe Creamsicle Smoothie

Yumminessss in my tumminess this smoothie is incredible! I was still feeling inspired by yesterdays Lemon Lime Detox Smoothie and this is what happened :) Rich tropical notes  with an exotic hint of Aloe Vera yet a familiar orange creamsicle flavour, this smoothie makes your taste buds dance. If you ever want to make a recipe we have here on Young and Raw but you are missing a few ingredients, I highly recommend you get a little crazy in your kitchen when you have time to play. Smoothie making is great because it’s a super fun and easy way to get healthy, improve your energy and increase your overall happiness. Plus, you can never make a bad smoothie recipe, some are just better than others!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Cup aloe vera juice
  • 1/2 Cup organic lives coconut water
  • 1/2 Cup water
  • 3  Frozen Ripe Bananas
  • 2 Oranges Juiced
  • 2 Small Limes sliced & deseeded
  • 1 Lemon sliced & deseeded
  • 1 Date
  • 2 Tbsp Ginger or small chunk
  • 1 Tsp Shaved Coconut

Instructions: Put lemon, lime and squeeze the orange juice into your Vitamix, add your chunk of ginger, your date and the liquid, then right before you turn your blender on, add the frozen banana. Blend on high for 30 seconds or less or until mixture is creamy.

7 Rawesome Facts About this Smoothie

1.  Aloe Vera is widely known around the world for it’s medicinal properties.

2.  Aloe juice has anti-oxidant properties that help your body absorb nutrients more effectively, allowing your body to get more nutrition from the food you eat.

3. Aloe is vitamin, enzyme, mineral, protein and amino-acid rich and can be used for healing skin problems like eczema and acne.

4.  Oranges are known to help regulate blood pressure due to their magnesium content.

5.  Citrus fruits consumed daily will help prevent a cold or flu and keep the immune system in check.

6. Coconut water is  such an amazing liquid. It’s the only liquid that humans can inject directly into the blood stream because it mimics blood plasma. In WW2 coconut water was used for blood transfusions on the battle  field. (don’t try this at home).

7.  Coconut is really a wonder food, drinking the water can speed up metabolism aiding in weight loss, balance PH levels in the body, and even break up kidney stones.

 

 

Sheleana Aiyana

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.