Hot Green Drink [low carb]

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Hot Green Drink [low carb]

I wanted a hot green drink that was low carb, anti-inflammatory, not thick, good tasting.

Green drink (1)

An enjoyable hot green drink that is more like a tea.  I did not want so many greens in it that it was thick and hard to drink. Or so green tasting that I would have to add apple or other fruit to make it taste good.  Adding fruit sugars will take away from the anti-inflammatory benefit of the green drink.

Hot Green Drink Ingredients

Green drink ingredients (1)

Parsley

Celery

Baby Spinach

Fresh Ginger

When I have Swiss Chard, I add a small leaf

Green mixer (1)
Green Mix
Green drink mixed
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My cup for the hot green drink is huge, 700ml (2 and 1/2 cups). An opportunity to be kind to your kidneys and to make sure you are hydrated with a yummy, nutritious, alkaline drink.

Pouring the hot green drink

Pour the green drink from the blender into your cup and then fill it with boiling water and it is ready to add all this goodness to your amazing body and nourish each cell.  This green drink is very good for making your gut happy by feeding all the good bacteria.

Hot Green Drink

The great thing about this green drink is that it tastes great without added fruit sugars. No taste dominates, it is the fresh ginger that gives a bright tang.

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What is so good about the ingredients?

Ginger

I love fresh ginger and add it to a lot of my sweet or savory cooking. It is very kind to the gastrointestinal tract, aids the elimination of intestinal gas and spasms. It is an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory.  Read this article on amazing ginger by Jenny from Au Naturale Nutrition.

Parsley

  • “Parsley is rich in many vital vitamins, including Vitamin C,  B 12, K and A. This means parsley keeps your immune system strong, tones your bones and heals the nervous system, too.
  • It helps flush out excess fluid from the body, thus supporting kidney function. Regular use of parsley can help control your blood pressure. The folic acid in this herb is like a tonic for your heart.” (Source: Link and more information)

Celery

“The benefits of celery begin with it being an excellent source of antioxidants and beneficial enzymes, in addition to vitamins and minerals such as vitamin K, vitamin C, potassium, folate and vitamin B6.” (Source: Link and more information)

Baby spinach

“Researchers have identified more than a dozen different flavonoid compounds in spinach that function as anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer agents.” (Source: Link and more information)

Swiss Chard

“Swiss chard is a nutritional powerhouse — an excellent source of vitamins K, A, and C, as well as a good source of magnesium, potassium, iron, and dietary fiber.” (Source: Link and more information).

 

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