Cleveland Clinic Canada: Recipe – Ginger Spice Fat-Burning Smoothie

Smoothie with oatmeal, banana and spices.

This smoothie is a great way to start your day in a fat-burning mode. An additional benefit? Ginger is great for digestion.


1 1/2 cups almond or cashew milk
2 tablespoons raw almond butter
2 teaspoons grated ginger
1/4 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.

Nutrition information

Each 1 1/2-cup serving contains:

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

From the book, Eat Fat, Get Thin by Mark Hyman, MD

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