You might not consider tossing herbs into your smoothie, but you should—they're not only packed with flavor but also nutrients. Basil is rich in , which helps with blood clotting, and mint may help ease intestinal discomfort, including pain caused by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Grundmann O, Yoon SL. World journal of gastroenterology : WJG, 2014, Nov.;20(2):2219-2840.This light, refreshing smoothie tastes terrific after a workout.

9 Ingredients

  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1 lemon, peeled
  • 1 thick slice pineapple
  • Handful spinach
  • Handful fresh basil leaves
  • Handful fresh mint leaves
  • 1 small cucumber
  • Handful ice
  • 1 teaspoon honey

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender for 45 to 60 seconds, until smooth.

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