This smoothie is your digestive system’s best friend. The ginger stimulates digestive organs to secrete enzymes, the coconut milk is antiparasitic, the ground flax seeds heal the gut lining, and the dates provide a healthy dose of fiber.
Recipe courtesy of Andrea Bemis, chef/writer of Dishing Up The Dirt and owner of Tumbleweed Farm, in Hood River, OR.
1 cup carrot, grated
1/2 cup full-fat coconut milk (from the can)
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 1/2 tsp. freshly grated ginger
1 frozen banana
2 Tbs. flax seeds
3 dates, pitted and chopped
3 Tbs. sunflower-seed butter
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
shredded unsweetened coconut flakes for topping