This is a summer and fall favorite. Why? Because I have the opportunity to incorporate juicy oranges, sweet bananas, as well as my beloved root foods snappy carrots and spicy ginger. I've also included sea moss gel into this recipe to provide my body immune support all year long. I've listed a few add-ins such as cinnamon, as it is rich in antioxidants and other beneficial compounds. Some research suggests that it may help support blood sugar control, protect against heart disease, and reduce inflammation. I've also included vanilla which rounds out the flavor. There are several vanilla options to choose from such as Bourbon, Mexican, Alcohol-free, or a small pinch of vanilla powder. Just toss everything in to a blender with ice (or not) and blend until smooth.
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Regina Thomas Dillard is a certified chef, founder of Inner Sanctum Wellness, Regina Cooks Culinary School and the author of FEED: Living Food Recipes to be Made and Eaten with Love. Available softcover, digital download and Amazon.