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Lung-Healthy Recipe: Berry Almond Smoothie

16 Apr 2018
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Rich in antioxidant Vitamin E, almonds can help protect lung cells from damage. This quick and easy breakfast recipe contains almond butter and lung-healthy berries and spinach. In addition, the fiber from the chia and flax seeds and the protein powder can help promote healthier lungs and lowered inflammation.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Servings: 1


¼ c blueberries

¼ c strawberries

1 c spinach

1 ½ tbsp almond butter*

1 tsp chia seeds

1 tsp flax seeds

1 c water

2 rounded tbsp of Detoxifying Gut Enhancement or protein powder of choice


  1. Wash and slice all fruit, if necessary.
  2. Combine all ingredients except protein powder in a blender.
  3. Add ice to blender (if you’re not using frozen fruit).
  4. Blend until combined and texture is smooth.
  5. Add more water if the smoothie is too thick.
  6. Stir in protein powder.
  7. Serve in a glass and enjoy!


Protein: 20g

Fat: 17g

Carbs: 18g


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* Try Justin’s Classic almond butter and Naturalmond original almond butter.


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