2 organic celery stalks
1/2 cup coconut milk (heated up if you make it in the winter time)
1/4 cup hot filtered water
3 tbs organic pea or vanilla protein powder
1 tsp organic raw cacao nibs to garnish
This highly aromatic, delicious warm smoothie with ingredients high in Vitamin C is a great way to maintain your energy high and immune system healthy, especially during the cold months to help you prevent colds and flu.
Celery contains vitamin C, flavonoids, a wonderful source of antioxidants, and phytonutrients, which have been shown to reduce instances of inflammation in the digestive tract blood vessels and organs. Celery is also great for digestion being rich in other vitamins and minerals with a low glycemic index, which means it won't spike your blood sugar level like other foods.
Thyme essential oil is also high in Vitamin C and minerals such as Calcium, Iron, potassium, manganese, magnesium, and selenium, which support the overall health of your immune system, but don't overdose on the oil drops, as it may overstimulate the thyroid. Intake of thyme oil is not recommended for those with high blood pressure. Read more on the blog about the many health benefits of this wonderful oil.