Low Carb Green Detox Smoothie Recipe


Atkins Low Carb Green Detox Smoothie
8.1g
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 45 Minutes
Style:American
Cook Time: 0 Minutes
Phase: Phase 2
Difficulty: Moderate
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24.7g

Protein

0.7g

Fat

2.6g

Fiber

144.6cal

Calories

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INGREDIENTS

  • 0 1/8 tsp Turmeric, ground
  • 1 scoop (1 scoop= 31 g) Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder
  • 0 1/4 cup Blueberries, fresh
  • 1 cup Hibiscus tea
  • 0 1/4 cup Cucumber, raw, sliced
  • 0 5/16 grams Chlorella powder (2 tsp= 5g)
  • 2 grams Psyllium husk powder (1 tsp= 4 g)

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a heat resistant container, steep 1 bag hibiscus tea in 1 cup boiling water, covered, for 10 minutes. Remove tea bag, and chill in the freezer for 30 minutes, or until cold.
  2. Combine chilled tea, blueberries, cucumber, protein powder, psyllium, 1/8 teaspoon chlorella powder, and turmeric in a high powered blender until well combined. Add ice if desired, and serve cold.
Detox smoothie ingredients support liver health and detoxification by:
•    Hibiscus tea- supports the liver, acts as an antioxidant, and supports inflammation modulation
•    Blueberries- good source of antioxidants and fiber
•    Cucumber- source of minerals and chlorophyll to support liver health
•    Psyllium- great source of fiber to support digestive system and excretion of toxins
•    Turmeric- antioxidant and supports liver health
•    Chlorella- supports liver and kidney health

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