Start your day with this nourishing Glowing Skin Smoothie. It is packed with antioxidants & will leave you looking & feeling radiant both inside & out!
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Glowing Skin Smoothie

Start your day with this nourishing & incredibly delicious Glowing Skin Smoothie. It is packed with antioxidants & will leave you looking & feeling radiant both inside & out.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: gluten-free, oil-free, vegan
Servings: 2 cups | around 500mls
Calories: 432kcal
Author: Mel | A Virtual Vegan

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup cashew nut pieces or 1 very heaping ¼ cup of whole ones about 38g
  • 1 cup | 240mls water , or coconut water for an extra skin boost!
  • 1 medium banana
  • 1 very heaping cup frozen mango pieces around 140g, see recipe notes if you only have fresh mango
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds , OPTIONAL
  • teaspoon vanilla bean powder or ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • teaspoon ground ginger or a small piece of fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon of maple syrup or 1 large medjool date

Instructions

  • If you do not have a high powered blender soak the cashew nuts for 15 minutes in boiling water or for 2 hours in cold water (this method will preserve the nutrients) then drain.
  • Add the cashew nuts to a blender with the water and blend until smooth. You just made cashew milk!
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and blend again until smooth.
  • Serve with an optional sprinkle of cardamon and turmeric to make it look pretty!

Notes

If you only have fresh mango you can use that instead but switch the banana for a frozen banana.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 432kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 8.7g | Fat: 15.8g | Sodium: 17mg | Fiber: 6.5g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 27% | Vitamin C: 41% | Calcium: 5% | Iron: 24%