Friday, 3 March 2017

Grape and almond butter smoothie

Grapes are a perfect example of balanced food. They are pleasing to the taste buds and at the same time are healthy as well. They are packed with various vitamins like A, C, B6. They also contains essential minerals like calcium, phosphate, magnesium, iron, potassium and selenium.

Grapes have the ability to treat constipation, indigestion, fatigue, kidney disorders, macular degeneration and prevention of cataract. They can be used to cure various diseases like asthma, heart disease, Kidney disorder, reduces cholesterol levels, etc.

Grapes have over 10,000 varieties, of which the black, green and red are the most famous. The darker the colour of the grape skin, the higher the phytonutrient value. The lighter the colour of the grapes, it has a higher catechins content which are antioxidants with anti-inflammatory benefits. However, they all have their own characteristics and cannot be replaced with one another.

Beat the setting summer heat with a delicious glass of almond butter grape smoothie which is tasty on the lips and friendly to the hips!



Ingredients:
•1 cup almond milk
•1 cup large red grapes
•1 banana, frozen
•1 tablespoon almond butter, all natural
•chopped almonds, optional
•ice, if needed

Method:
•Add all ingredients into a high speed blender.
•Blend until the mixture is smooth.
•To garnish, top with chopped almonds and chopped grapes.

Buy the freshest ingredients from your nearest Nature's Basket store or log onto www.naturesbasket.co.in

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