Raspberry Sunrise Smoothie

Raspberries are an amazing fruit! They have an abundance of anti-oxidants and also have some of the highest amounts of fibre among other fruits. Also high in Vitamin C, they protect your body from cell damage and attacks from free radicals. Raspberries and blackberries have always been some of my favourites, I absolutely adore exotic fruit. I’ve had a hard time enjoying fruits like melons and canteloupe. I call those “boring fruits”. Ok, ok, I know some of you might be saying “hey, I LOVE cantelope”. What can I say? I love wildly coloured, flavour bursting fruits :D

Fruit Nutrition Facts:

1. Mangos are high in Vitamin A & C, as well as a great source of fibre. Plus they’re delicious, how can you go wrong with a mango?

2. Pineapples are full of digestive enzymes,¬†manganese and a very good source of Vitamin b1. Also containing bromelain, my friend and holistic nutritionist has recommended pineapple juice in my greens when I’ve had a headache.

3. Bananas are very high in potassium making them popular in the fitness realm. They’re also a great source of Vitamins b5, b6 and manganese.

4.. We get our coconut water from Organic Lives. It’s the only raw unpasteurized coconut water in the world, and I believe Donna Gates may also have a product very similar. We can only get the OL coconut water in Canada right now, so while we travel we opt for body ecology coconut water. Coconut water is a miracle food, a superfood to the max. In world war 2, coconut water was used for blood transfusions on the battle field due to it’s similar form to blood plasma.

This is our fruity Raspberry Sunrise Smoothie recipe:

Equipment: Vitamix or high powered blender

Ingredients:

1 cup of frozen raspberries

1/3 fresh cut pineapple

1/2 fresh cut mango

1-2 frozen ripened bananas

Coconut Water

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Sheleana Jennings

Owner & Co-Visionary at Young and Raw
Sheleana has a home base in Vancouver, BC with her husband Caleb and her kitty Maya and spends much of the year traveling. Her life's mission is to educate and inspire millions to re-connect with their inner guidance and find balance through nutrition and lifestyle. YoungandRaw.com now reaches hundreds of thousands of people every month, from 78 countries around the world. Her passions include researching, writing, reading and exploring nature. Sheleana's favorite areas of study at present are nutrition, hormonal & women's health, natural birth, pre-post natal nutrition and Ayurveda.
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About Sheleana Jennings

Sheleana has a home base in Vancouver, BC with her husband Caleb and her kitty Maya and spends much of the year traveling. Her life's mission is to educate and inspire millions to re-connect with their inner guidance and find balance through nutrition and lifestyle. YoungandRaw.com now reaches hundreds of thousands of people every month, from 78 countries around the world. Her passions include researching, writing, reading and exploring nature. Sheleana's favorite areas of study at present are nutrition, hormonal & women's health, natural birth, pre-post natal nutrition and Ayurveda.

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