Smoothie Recipe to Help Maintain Healthy Blood Sugar Levels - Lisa32

Smoothie Recipe to Help Maintain Healthy Blood Sugar Levels

Managing blood sugar levels is crucial for overall health, especially for those with diabetes or prediabetes. This smoothie recipe is crafted to include ingredients that help maintain stable blood sugar levels while providing a delicious and nutritious option for any time of the day.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 green apple (peeled and chopped)
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1 cup of spinach
  • 1/2 cup of blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon of chia seeds
  • 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup of ice cubes

Instructions:

  1. Add the green apple, avocado, spinach, blueberries, and chia seeds to a blender.
  2. Pour in the almond milk and blend on high until smooth and creamy.
  3. Add the cinnamon and blend for an additional 30 seconds.
  4. Add the ice cubes and blend until smooth.
  5. Pour into a glass and garnish with mint leaves and slices of green apple and avocado.
  6. Enjoy immediately for the best flavor and texture.

Benefits:

  • Green Apple: Low in sugar and high in fiber, green apples help regulate blood sugar levels.
  • Avocado: Provides healthy fats and fiber, which can slow the digestion of carbohydrates and prevent blood sugar spikes.
  • Spinach: Low in carbohydrates and high in fiber, spinach is a great addition for blood sugar control.
  • Blueberries: Packed with antioxidants and fiber, blueberries can help improve insulin sensitivity.
  • Chia Seeds: High in fiber, chia seeds help maintain stable blood sugar levels by slowing the absorption of sugar.
  • Almond Milk: A low-carb alternative to dairy milk that helps keep blood sugar levels stable.
  • Cinnamon: Known for its ability to improve insulin sensitivity and lower blood sugar levels.

This smoothie is a perfect blend of flavors and nutrients, making it an excellent choice for maintaining healthy blood sugar levels. Incorporate it into your daily routine for a tasty and health-conscious treat.

Enjoy this smoothie as a part of a balanced diet to support your blood sugar management and overall health.

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1 comment

This looks so yummy! I have most of the ingredients but need to make a trip to store to get the rest. Then Iā€™m going to make this. It looks so refreshing!

Glenda A Nix

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