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Cramp-Busting, Headache-Healing PMS Smoothie | This is exactly what it means to use food as medicine! With anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving enzymes, hormone balancing ingredients, and more, this PMS smoothie is perfect before and during your period to relieve uncomfortable symptoms and bring back your energy! | AllTheNourishingThings.com

Cramp-Busting, Headache-Healing PMS Smoothie

CourseBreakfast, Snacks
CuisineFood As Medicine
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 smoothie
Author Lindsey Dietz

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Combine the ingredients in a high-speed blender in the order listed.
  2. Blend on high or use the Smoothie cycle on a BlendTec.
  3. Pour into a glass and suck down the whole thing.

Recipe Notes

Low-Carb/Sugar-Free Friends -- you're right, pineapples are high-glycemic. In this instance, however, I have purposely paired them with low-glycemic peaches and emphasize using stevia or my DIY Sugar Alternative Blend as your sweetener. This is a prime example of using food as medicine. If you're living an otherwise low-carb/low-glycemic lifestyle, having this smoothie for 2 or 3 days out of a month probably isn't going to impact your blood sugar negatively. Consult your healthcare provider if you have concerns.