This refreshing, tasty celery smoothie is so good for you! It's great for helping to lower high blood pressure, replenishing electrolytes and is also a winner when it comes to weight loss. With only five key ingredients plus ice, this celery smoothie will become a regular in your routine.
What's in this celery smoothie recipe
- Banana, ripe (okay to substitute apple)
- Coconut water
How to prepare
Add celery, cucumber, banana (or apple), ice, and unsweetened coconut water into a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a glass and squirt fresh lime juice, and enjoy!
If meal prepping, transfer to an airtight container (like a mason jar with lid) and refrigerate. Consume within 24 hours. Alternatively, portion out chopped celery, cucumber, and banana (or apple) into individual freezer bags and freeze. When ready to drink, add the contents from the freezer bag to a high-speed blender and blend with coconut water plus an extra cup of regular tap or filtered water until smooth. Top with fresh lime juice, and enjoy.
Frequently Asked Questions
This smoothie recipe contains minerals, antioxidants, and compounds shown to help lower high blood pressure. In addition, this smoothie can aid in weight loss due to its low-calorie density. Finally, this recipe also contains minerals that can help balance electrolytes making this a great beverage before or after a sweaty workout.
The ingredients contain minerals and compounds shown to relax the tissues of artery walls to increase blood flow and lower blood pressure. According to a 2022 review paper looking at seven studies involving celery, "[T]he active compounds in celery that are responsible for lowering the blood pressure are apigenin, nitrate, potassium, asparagine, mannitol, magnesium, phthalides, apiin, 3-n-butylphthalide, and phytosterols." The other ingredients in this smoothie, namely coconut water, banana, and cucumber, are also rich in potassium—which is good for regulating blood pressure.
It's low in calorie density (low fat), and high in volume, so it will help you to feel full by signaling the stretch receptors in your stomach. Check out these other low-fat recipes that may also aid in weight loss.
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