This spicy-sweet smoothie is like sunshine in a glass. Well+Good's resident smoothie mixologist Jennifer Cass describes her dynamically layered creation as tasting somewhere between a pina colada and a tonic you might sip at a Balinese spa. Here's why we'll be drinking the warm weather-perfect all summer long:
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Pineapple is a favorite juice-cleanse ingredient for its detoxing enzyme bromelain, which aids in digestion.
Turmeric has become a trendy ingredient, and not just in curry. More than 20 studies on its anti-inflammatory benefits say it can help with issues like psoriasis, and even shedding a few pounds.
Ginger gives you circulation-boosting buzz, just in time to revive you from a heat-induced, mid-afternoon slump.
Coconut water adds electrolytes for an extra punch of hydration and a hint of sweetness.
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To make the tropical-healthy beverage, just throw the following ingredients into a mixer, blend, and enjoy!
1 cup frozen pineapple
1 cup coconut water
1 inch fresh ginger
1/4 tsp turmeric
Top with a squeeze of lime
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