Recipe: Ginger Spice Smoothie

A delicious, low-carb start to your morning

This creamy, low-carb smoothie from Functional Medicine Director Mark Hyman, MD, is a great way to start your day and get it into fat-burning mode. An additional benefit is that ginger is great for digestion.

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1 ½ cups almond or cashew milk
2 tablespoons raw almond butter
2 teaspoons grated ginger
¼ teaspoon grated nutmeg
1 handful baby spinach or greens of choice


  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy.
  2. Serve immediately.

Nutritional information (per serving)

Makes 1 serving.

Calories 400
Fat 31 g
Saturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Fiber 7g
Protein 13g
Carbohydrate 19g
Sodium 30 mg

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—Recipe courtesy of Mark Hyman, MD 

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