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Slim Secrets: Aviva Drescher Shares Her Doctor's Tips For A Healthy & Delicious Smoothie

Aviva drescher smoothie recipe

Aug. 13 2017, Updated 5:33 a.m. ET

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I used to drink fruit smoothies for breakfast all the time. But I realized after a while that sugar in the fruit was the cause of my mid-morning crash. I learned from Dr. Daryl Gioffre, my wellness expert, that you need much more than fruit in your morning smoothie. To balance out the sugars from the fruit (fructose), I add healthy fats such as almond butter, and coconut oil. Good fats have a multitude of health benefits such as burning fat and stabilizing blood sugar. You can also add chia seeds, flax seeds, and a handful of spinach for some extra nutrition. I use either almond milk, coconut milk or coconut water as my base. Sometimes I add a high grade vegan protein powder or my powdered Alkaline Greens from www.getoffyouracid.com. It's delicious, filling and very healthy. And cleanup is a breeze - love that! Try one of Dr. Daryl's recipes below.

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Protein Power Smoothie (serves 1)

1 cup unsweetened almond milk

1 tablespoon almond butter

1 scoop plant protein powder (VEGA or Sun Warrior are great brands, or can use Pea Protein or Hemp Protein)

1/2 fbanana (frozen)

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 cup blueberries (frozen)

Blend and enjoy!

Xo

Aviva

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