Daily recipe for glowing skin: Tropical turmeric smoothie

Turmeric smoothie
Turmeric smoothie. Photo: iStock/natashamam

Kickstart your day with a tropical turmeric smoothie, a delicious blend of tropical fruits and potent spices that promote healthy, glowing skin.

1/2 cup pineapple chunks (fresh or frozen)
1/2 cup mango chunks (fresh or frozen)
1 small banana
1/2 cup coconut water
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp grated fresh ginger
1 tsp honey or maple syrup (optional)
Ice cubes (optional)

In a blender, combine the pineapple chunks, mango chunks, banana, coconut water, turmeric powder, grated ginger, and honey or maple syrup (if using)
If desired, add ice cubes for a colder consistency
Blend the ingredients until smooth and creamy, adjusting the consistency with more coconut water if needed
Pour the smoothie into glasses
Garnish with a slice of pineapple or a sprinkle of turmeric powder, if desired

Sip and enjoy your refreshing and nutritious tropical turmeric smoothie to start your day on a vibrant note!

Skin benefits

  • Rich in vitamin C and bromelain, pineapple helps reduce inflammation, promote collagen production, and brighten the skin.
  • Mango is loaded with vitamins A and C, which support skin repair, hydration, and cell renewal.
  • Banana is a great source of vitamin B6 and antioxidants, which help maintain the skin's elasticity and prevent premature ageing.
  • Coconut water is hydrating and contains electrolytes that replenish the skin, giving it a healthy and radiant appearance.
  • Turmeric is a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant spice that helps reduce redness, acne, and inflammation, resulting in clearer and more radiant skin.
  • Ginger has anti-inflammatory and detoxifying properties that help improve blood circulation and promote a glowing complexion.
  • Honey and maple syrup provide natural sweetness and contain antioxidants and antimicrobial properties that benefit the skin.
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