By: Amadea Morningstar RPP, RPE
POMEGRANATE CHIA SMOOTHIE
An unexpectedly tasty cooling drink.
Time: Minimum of 1 hour soak to maximum of overnight for soaking
plus 5 minutes
Makes 1 ½ cups
Purifying, Health Building, and Vegetarian
¾ cup organic pomegranate juice
1 Tablespoon chia seeds
¼ cup organic grapefruit juice
½ cup whole red or purple grapes
OR ½ ripe banana
1/8 teaspoon ground coriander
1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
Soak the pomegranate juice and the chia seeds together overnight or for a minimum of one hour. Blend with the rest of the ingredients until smooth. Enjoy!
For additional fat, add 1 Tablespoon organic coconut oil.
For more protein, soak an additional 1 Tablespoon hemp seeds with the chia seeds.
Effects: neutral for all doshas.
Supports: plasma, blood cells (especially with the grapes), energizing!, heart, reproductive tissue.
VARIATION: Skip the banana, and add 1 Tablespoon aloe vera juice to deepen the rejuvenation and cleansing actions. Thanks to Manon Pierme for the aloe vera inspiration.
Recipe given with permission from Easy Healing Drinks from the Wisdom of Ayurveda, Morningstar and Lynn
Pomegranate Chia Smoothie image thanks to Renee Lynn
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