Here is a smoothie to highly another nutrient found in the strangest places: a floral bouquet. Rose hips, wild rose fruits, are a high source of vitamin C. and antioxidants in nature. Rose hips have a soft tangy flavor so if you want more vitamin C you can add another spoon without making it overpowering.
Adding a tablespoon of rose hips to morning smoothie is the quickest way to boost your immune system while warding off any respiratory illness such as the cold and flu. Rose hips contain vitamin C and its power surpasses any citrus fruit up to 30 times. One hundred grams of rose hips is the equivalent of 1250 milligrams of the vitamin C, which is a lot more than any orange can have. Most vitamin C supplements are made from rose hips. Consuming rose hips powder allows you to digest it more evenly as opposed to a pill that deposits on one side of your stomach and can cause an ulcer.
- 1 cup coconut milk (and a little more for the end)
- 1/2 cup coconut water
- 3/4 cup sliced organic peaches
- 1 cup sliced organic raspberries
- 2 tablespoons rose hips powder, this is about 7 to 10 grams per spoon
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 teaspoons chia seeds
- Ice cubes (optional)
Preparation & Cooking Instructions
- Slice the peaches into small bits.
- Pour the coconut water milk and coconut milk into a blender. Add in the raspberries, peaches, ice cubes (optional), and the other dry ingredients.
- Blend ingredients on high until smooth and creamy for 1 minute.
- Pour into fun glasses and swirl it with the extra coconut milk.