When you wake up in the morning, you might be craving something sweet to kick you to your senses and get you started on the right foot. Why not give your mind and body a proper boost (thanks to cayenne!) with this sweet, spicy and refreshing pear and carrot smoothie recipe. Enjoy!
Carrot Juice: improves the function of the liver and digestive tract, contains cancer-preventative vitamin E, eases aches and pains associated with aging, improve eye sight, reverses bone disorder, is packed with cholesterol-fighting potassium, reduces fat and bile in the liver, tones and clears the skin, slows cell degeneration with its antioxidant content, and is an excellent source of beta-carotene, which is converted to vitamin A in the body.
Pear Juice: is high in antioxidants, helps guard against high blood pressure and stroke, improves digestion and stimulates regularity, improves immune system function, and contributes to bone health due t its copper, boron, and vitamin C content.
Cayenne: is a powerhouse! It rebuilds stomach tissues and stimulates digestion. It helps to relieve dyspepsia, reduce pain symptoms, heal skin conditions, lower the risk of cancer and relieve headaches. *Apparently a few drops of cayenne extract in the mouth is an effective emergency aid in the event of a heart attack. Cayenne pepper boosts circulation and increase heart action, so it may just do the trick! But let’s keep things preventative here…
Pear & Carrot Smoothie Recipe
- 2 carrots
- 2 pears
- Squeeze of lemon
- 2 dashes of cayenne
- Mint for garnish
Directions: Place all the ingredients into a blender and process until smooth.