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Last updated July 18, 2023

My AIP Smoothie Recipe for Autoimmune Disease

My AIP Smoothie Recipe for Autoimmune Disease specifically Lupus.

At the root of autoimmune disease, you will find inflammation.

Since I struggle with autoimmune issues including Lupus, I’m sharing my anti-inflammatory smoothie recipe with you!

I’ve been drinking this smoothie daily as my breakfast and then following a Whole Food Plant-Based diet for the rest of the day.

Overall, I’m seeing a decrease in joint pain, hair loss, and brain fog.

Smoothie Recipe for Autoimmune Disease

This aip anti-inflammatory smoothie recipe is so important to nourish your body. 

It’s a fast way to get greens and omega 3’s into your system so you can start the process of un-inflaming. 

The flax seeds provide important Omega 3’s your body needs to reduce inflammation.

I use organic whole golden flax seeds instead of ground because the oil in the flax oxidizes rather quickly.

A High-Speed Blender is Important

Not all blenders are equal. It’s important to have a blender that can get the most nutrients out of your food. 

Plus, who wants to drink a chunky smoothie? Yuck!

I am using a Nutribullet blender right now and it’s doing a fine job but ultimately a Vitamix is the best one you can have.

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AIP Smoothie Recipe for Autoimmune Disease


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My anti-inflammatory smoothie for autoimmune disease and Lupus based on a whole food plant-based diet.


Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 34 cups of kale (I love dino kale)
  • 2 tbsp. whole flax seeds
  • 1 cup of frozen mango or blueberry
  • Fill halfway up with filtered water.

Instructions

  1. Combine ingredients into a high-speed blender.
  2. Fill about halfway up with filtered water.
  3. Blend until it’s smooth.
  4. Enjoy!

Notes

Notes

You can substitute the flax seeds for chia seeds. I use flax seeds because they are lower oxalate and I struggle with kidney stones.

  • Prep Time: 3 minutes

Related: Plant-Based Diet Vs. Vegan Diet: What’s the Difference?

Sometimes I will have this aip smoothie recipe for autoimmune disease for breakfast and and switch it up with this coconut autoimmune smoothie for lunch, then finish the day with a cooked plant-based meal and aip diet snacks.

With all these amazing options, you don’t feel like you’re on a diet at all!

I have felt a great difference since cutting out meat, dairy, and oil from my daily food intake.

If you eat a whole food plant-based I’d love to hear your experience with autoimmune disease in the comments below.

I’m leaving this till the end. But if you find this recipe still too much work you can check out my other article on a ready-made Super Green Juice that will give you similar results.

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  1. Hi!
    thank you for all the information. i am curious about this smoothie recipe though, how is it good for Autoimmune disease when the AIP diet says no nuts or seeds?? wouldn’t flax seed be a seed?? i am always confused about this when i see flaxseeds or chia seeds in AIP diet recipes?? thank you for the help, its all just so overwhelming!!

    1. This smoothie isn’t an AIP smoothie. I’ve done AIP in the past and had good results and now I’m eating Whole Food Plant-Based with better results. I’m sticking to Whole Food Plant-Based for Lupus for a while because I’m seeing so much improvement. Hope that helps.