to smoothie - banana pineapple cardamon smoothie

banana pineapple cardamon smoothie
recipe by: My New Roots
recipe type: to breakfast, to blend, to smoothie


what you need:
coconut milk (about 1/2 cup)
a few slices fresh pineapple
1 banana
1/4 cup hemp seeds
1/4 whole lemon
1 Tbsp. maca
1 Tbsp. bee pollen
pinch of vanilla ginger, and cardamom.

what to do:
blend it up

foodfacts:
cardamom
The therapeutic properties of cardamom oil have found application in many traditional medicines as antiseptic and local anesthetic, antioxidant in addition to health promoting and disease preventing roles.

This exotic spice contains many plants derived chemical compounds that are known to have been anti-oxidant, disease preventing and health promoting properties.

The spicy pods contain many essential volatile oils.

The therapeutic properties of cardamom-oil have found application in many traditional medicines as antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, digestive, diuretic, expectorant, stimulant, stomachic and tonic.

Cardamom is a good source of minerals like potassium, calcium, and magnesium. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps control heart rate and blood pressure. Copper is required in the production of red blood cells.

Additionally, it is also an excellent source of iron and manganese. 

Further, these aromatic pods are rich in many vital vitamins, including riboflavin, niacin, vitamin-C that is essential for optimum health.