My gut-friendly vegan berry smoothie. — A Balanced Stomach




I’ve been posting heaps about juicing just lately however I don’t need to neglect sharing smoothie recipes too. Smoothies are an effective way to get fruit and veggies as a blender breaks down the fibre however in the event that they don’t scale back the fibre like juicing does. After I really feel effectively, I all the time make smoothies fairly than juice as a result of we DO want fibre for our digestion, whether or not now we have IBD or not.

My hottest recipe on right here is my intestine pleasant digestion smoothie; that one is designed particularly if you happen to don’t need a tremendous high-fibre smoothie and wish one thing extra light. This smoothie right this moment is larger in fibre however filled with intestine pleasant substances and is appropriate for the low FODMAP weight loss program.

I do know not everybody who follows me on the low FODMAP weight loss program and it has limitations (I’ve talked about this right here) however it may be arduous to search out low FODMAP smoothie recipes and most of my different recipes aren’t, so I believed I’d stability issues out with this fruity low FODMAP smoothie.

An added bonus is that this recipe is DAIRY FREE! That’s proper, it’s made with dairy free yogurt and almond milk. Wealthy honey (non-obligatory however 1 teaspoon is low fodmap) and candy berries is the proper combo for any smoothie. Take this meal on the go or get pleasure from it as a wholesome snack. It’s additionally bought turmeric which I add to the whole lot, since is understood to assist with irritation, regulate ldl cholesterol and coronary heart well being! And nope, you received’t even be capable to style it.

Is that this Low FODMAP smoothie recipe good for my intestine?

Yep, it’s excessive in fibre, comprises protein (from the nut butter), comprises turmeric (nice for irritation) and chia seeds are nice on your intestine microbiome too!

Nevertheless, it isn’t appropriate if you happen to’re on the low residue weight loss program or flaring as a result of it’s excessive in fibre which isn’t appropriate for everybody. I’d suggest one thing like my pumpkin pie smoothie as a substitute because it’s way more light. Or check out my free juicing for digestion book.

In flip, chia seeds are excessive in fibre so if you happen to’re new to them maybe use a smaller amount at first to make sure you don’t react.

How is appropriate for the low FODMAP weight loss program?

All of the ingredient portions are low FODMAP pleasant. You don’t want to make use of bananas however 1 unripe banana is secure. Equally, all of the fruit portions are secure, as in a single teaspoon of honey ( or simply use pure maple syrup as a substitute). Use whichever nut butter you’d like.

Get the recipe…

This low FODMAP berry smoothie is excessive fibre and nice on your intestine.

Components

  • 1 unripe banana
  • ½ cup/ 60g Strawberries
  • 1/four cup/ 30g Blackberries
  • ½ cup/30g Blueberries
  • 1 teaspoon honey (uncooked, I used a bit of precise comb in mine!)
  • 2 tablespoons natural nut butter
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon of Chia Seeds
  • ½ cup/30g dairy-free yogurt
  • 1 cup of Almond Milk (You should use roughly relying on how thick you need your smoothie to be)

Directions

Add all of the substances (besides honey and chia seeds)

Flip your blender to the smoothie setting. Add ice if you happen to prefer it additional chilly.

Mix for 30 seconds to 1 minute. 

Pour right into a glass and prime with a drizzle of honey and chia seeds.

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