filled with an abundance of beneficial nutrients and antioxidants, drink this detox smoothie before a healthy meal of fresh veggies and meats, fish or chicken to aid in digestion and flush fat.
- ½ fresh grapefruit
- ½ banana
- 5-6 fresh whole cranberries
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds
- 1 tablespoon flaxseed oil
- add 1 cup water to your container, peel banana and outer skin from the grapefruit, toss into your Vitamix, add whole cranberries, chia seeds and flaxseed oil, and a few ice cubes.
- start on low and increase to 5, switch to high and blend until smooth, serve or store in a mason jar in the refrigerator.
CONSIDERATIONS: check with your doctor before adding grapefruit to your diet, since it can interact with certain medications, causing them to be more effective or less effective than expected. these medications can include statins, calcium channel blockers, anti-anxiety medications, antihistamines, anti-seizure medications, immunosuppressants, antidepressants, anti-arrhythmia medications and anti-retroviral medications.