The “Amazing Skin” Smoothie Recipe That Actually Works


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By Amy Rankin; photograph by Sean Calitz

Eat yourself gorgeous! Try this skin-hydrating smoothie recipe…

The recipe for your skin…

Winter skin? Add an avocado to your morning smoothie. It contains high amounts of antioxidants, vitamin E and polyunsaturated fats, which all help to keep your skin moisturised. The addition of baobab-fruit powder – high in vitamin C – helps your body to form collagen and elastin, two structural proteins that give your skin support and elasticity.

What You Need

1 banana
½ avo
½ to ¾ cup coconut water
10 to 12 frozen strawberries
1 tbsp baobab powder
1 tsp honey
10 almonds

Method

1/ Place all the ingredients in a blender and pulse until smooth.
2/ Add more coconut water depending on how runny you like your smoothie.

Serves 1. Per serving (655g): 2 215kJ, 21g fat (3g sat), 77g carbs, 190mg sodium, 19g fibre, 20g protein

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