Superfood Pina Colada Recipe

 

 

If you like Pina Colada’s then this is the blog posts for you! Fruity cocktails are a summer stable however it’s easy to  indulge a little much so substituting for a superfood cocktail concoction every now and then is a great move (and they are really really tasty)!

 Ingredients:

 4 kale leaves (stalks removed)

Handful spinach

1 cup fresh pineapple

1 small pear

Water from 1 young coconut

Meat from 1 young coconut

8 ice cubes

Simply place all ingredients into a blender, adding the ice cubes last. Blend on high speed until smooth pour into a glass and enjoy whilst soaking up the sun!

Ingredient Benefits:

 

Kale

Curly kale is a nutritional powerhouse packed with antioxidants such as vitamin C, beta-carotene, kaempferol and quercetin. In addition to providing pure health benefits, kale's antioxidants can also provide beauty benefits. The free radical neutralizing effects of the antioxidants in kale can help keep your skin looking great by preventing loss of skin elasticity triggered by excessive ultraviolet radiation. 

Spinach

Spinach contains special protective carotenoid compounds that have been linked with decreasing the risk of many diseases, including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, neurodegenerative diseases, and obesity. It’s phytonutrients include such carotenoids as beta-carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin, the same time of antioxidants found in other vegetables like carrots, kale, and broccoli. Spinach also supplies flavonoids, which are a type of powerful antioxidant that protect against disease by fighting free radical damage within the body. These protective compounds make spinach on of the best anti-aging foods there is.

Pineapple 

Pineapple contains an impressive amount of the trace mineral manganese. Manganese is essential for the strengthening of bones as well as their growth and repair.Aids in digestion as rich in fibre and high in vitamin It also contains beta- carotene which improves eye health and reduces the risk of macular degeneration Contains anti-inflammatory properties.

Pear

Pears are naturally high in vitamins C and K, as well as nutrients such as copper—all of which act as antioxidants to protect our cells from damage from free radicals. One pear contains up to 11 percent of our daily recommended intake of vitamin C and 9.5 percent of our daily recommended intake of copper.

Coconut Water

One cup of coconut water contains Fibre, Protein, Magnesium, Manganese, Vitamin C, Potassium, Sodium, Calcium and Carbs.

 Coconut meat

Raw coconut is rich in dietary fibre, which may boost your health by supporting digestion, boosting metabolism, and normalizing bowel movements.

Your guilt free treat full of nutrients and benefits that you can enjoy copious amounts off while feeling amazing!

 

 

 

 

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