A kefir smoothie?! Yes please! 🙂 This light liquid salad smoothie complimented perfectly my salmon & brown rice dinner the other night. Kefir is definitely a star in this recipe! Over 70% of your immune system is housed in your digestive system, and kefir’s healthy bacteria aids kill the bad bacteria in it creating a healthier digestive system. It’s great addition to your weight loss diet, since it helps eliminate unhealthy food cravings.
Ingredients to blend:
Kefir, Cucumber, Kale, Thyme, Lime juice (you can also substitute Kale with Broccoli, or add both, and throw in a clove of garlic).
Smoothie Special Health Benefits:
Kefir: It contains high levels of vitamin B12, calcium, magnesium, vitamin K2, biotin, folate, enzymes and probiotics. Kefir boosts Immunity, fights cancer, heals inflammatory bowel disease and asthma, builds bone density, fights allergies, improves lactose digestion, kills candida, supports detoxification, has a tranquilizing effect on the nervous system. It’s jam-packed with healthy microorganisms known as probiotics.
Thyme: Is rich in Vitamin C, A, iron, manganese, copper, dietary fiber and provides anti-oxidant protection. It also shows antimicrobial and antibacterial activity against different bacteria.
Kale: It lowers the risk of bladder, breast, colon, ovary, and prostate cancer and provides comprehensive support for the body’s detoxification system. It helps fight chronic inflammation, rich in Vitamin K, A, C and provides a valuable cardiovascular support in terms of its cholesterol-lowering ability.
Garlic: It is a wonderful seasoning to add aroma, taste, and added nutrition to your smoothie. Garlic provides numerous therapeutic benefits and it is an important health-supporting food, with vital cardio protective, cancer protective, anti-inflammatory, anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties. And it is also rich in Vitamin C, B6, selenium and manganese. In other words, although being a small vegetable it surely has a big reputation.