- 1 1/2 oz swiss chard
- 1 banana
- 1 orange - peeled
- 1/2 lemon - juiced
- 2 tbsp chamomile flowers
- 1 tbsp chia seeds
- 2 sprigs fresh mint
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup ice
Mint and chamomile are the key ingredients in this stress-reducing remedy. The scent of fresh mint alone is believed to reduce stress. For centuries chamomile has been prized for it’s therapeutic benefits as an anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and of course a natural relaxant. We’ve harnessed the calming effects of a cup of tea in one powerful smoothie.
Fun Fact: The common sleep inducing supplement melatonin is made more effective with the addition of vitamin B6. Bananas have got that! And look what we did? We put it right in your smoothie for you.
If you have extra chamomile flowers, try the Chamomile Lemonade next.
Nutrition Facts: 124 calories, 2g fat, 14g sugar, 2g protein, 5g fiber, 27g carbs per 12-ounce serving. Yields 2 servings.
Smoothie Categories: Calm, Anti-Inflammatory