This Tropical Skin Cleanser is one of the most beloved green smoothie recipes from Fresh Start: A 21-Day Plant-Based Cleanse. It’s so simple, and oh so good!
Every morning during my seasonal 21-day whole foods plant-based cleanse, I down a green smoothie filled with leafy greens, fruits, veggies, detoxifying herbs and natural liquids. I pack it full of green goodness and watch the transformation happen.
Translation: glowing gorgeous skin comes from green smoothies!
This smoothie’s designed to naturally detox your body without leaving you feeling deprived… and still taste great!
Cilantro is a powerhouse herb that binds to heavy metals in the body and pulls them out naturally. Initially, your skin can get worse as the detoxing process begins. You may see more acne, yet don’t give up! If drink this daily and follow a plant-based diet, your skin will transform before you eyes.
I love the natural sweetness of the pineapple. It’s also known to help those days where you spent too much time in the sun. It happens to us all and we pay for it always! This smoothie will help repair your skin quicker and reduce the symptoms of a sun burn.
I hope you blend it and love it as much as I do! And I’d appreciate a review below once you’ve made it and experienced the “glow.” Happy blending!Print
Antioxidants help to prevent and repair damage to body tissues, our skin included. Vitamin C is one of the greatest antioxidants we have available, and it’s abundant in pineapple. The addition of avocado brings with it other skin-specific nutrients such as vitamins E, A and zinc. In fact, you could probably use this smoothie on your face as a beauty treatment! // serves 1
- 1 1/2 cups fresh spinach
- 1 cup coconut water (unsweetened)
- 1 cup pineapple (frozen)
- 1/4 avocado
- Blend spinach and coconut water until smooth.
- Add remaining ingredients, and blend until smooth. Enjoy!
*Use a frozen fruit to make smoothie cold.
Keywords: cleansing smoothie
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By: Jen Hansard | Updated: 4.30.2015 | COMMENTS: 105