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Aloe Vera Smoothie

aloe vera plant

I found this beautiful aloe vera branch (leaf) at a local market nearby. Most people are familiar with the many health benefits of this wonderful plant. Research backs up the ancient use of topical aloe vera as a skin treatment. Studies have shown that aloe gel might be effective in treating minor burns, skin abrasions, radiation induced injuries, psoriasis, seborrhea, and even dandruff.

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Lemon Citrus Smoothie

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Hmmmm something refreshing, tangy and smooth.  I’m thinking of a lemon citrus smoothie. How about you?  Happy spring day everyone!

Yields: 3 (16 oz) glasses

Ingredients:

  • 2 lemons, peeled & cut up
  • 1 orange, peeled & cut up
  • 1 organic green apple, washed, cored & cut up
  • 1 cup organic spinach
  • 1 ripe banana, peeled
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 2 cups ice
  • 5 medjool dates, pitted

How to make it:

Simply place all the ingredients in a blender or Vitamix.

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