Three Easy Smoothies Designed by a Nutritional Therapist to Help Heal Your Gut

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Everywhere we turn, there's a new product, diet, or regime promising to restore our gut to its optimal state. But what does "gut healing" truly mean? Is it a tangible, measurable state of health, or is it a vague concept, shaped by marketing and trends?

While there's no denying the importance of gut health and its profound impact on our overall well-being, it's crucial to approach the idea of "gut healing" as a journey. No single food or supplement can be a magic bullet for gut issues, and gut health is a complex mix of diet, lifestyle, genetics, the gut microbiome and more.

Gut Healing Smoothie Recipes 

Our selection of smoothies, designed by a nutritional therapist are here to help assist gut health rather than be your immediate fix. We hope you love them!

1. Ginger Greens


  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1/2 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 scoop Free Soul Greens Powder

Key Benefits:

  • Avocado: Contains soluble fibre and healthy fats. 
  • Chia Seeds: High in fibre and omega-3 fatty acids, which have anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Pineapple: Contains bromelain, an enzyme that aids digestion.
  • Ginger: Known for its anti-inflammatory properties and its ability to soothe digestive discomfort.
  • Free Soul Greens: Greens diversity your gut will love, including fibre rich ingredients and superfoods.

2. Berry Boost


  • 1 cup mixed berries (blueberries, strawberries, raspberries)
  • 1 tablespoon flax seeds
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/2 cup Greek yoghurt (or soya yoghurt if you are plant-based)
  • Free Soul Vegan Protein Blend in Berry

Key Benefits:

  • Berries: Packed with polyphenols and fibre, which support a balanced gut microbiome.
  • Flaxseeds: A great source of soluble fibre that aids in bowel movements.
  • Greek Yoghurt: Rich in probiotics, which introduce beneficial bacteria to the gut.
  • Free Soul Vegan Protein Blend: Support your protein intake and keep blood sugar and energy levels stable.

3. Turmeric Glow


  • 1 cup papaya chunks
  • 1/2 green banana
  • 1 cup kefir (or plant-based alternative)
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon Free Soul Vegan Protein Blend in Vanilla

Key Benefits:

  • Papaya: Contains papain, an enzyme that helps break down proteins and soothes the stomach.
  • Green Banana: A good source of dietary fibre and prebiotics.
  • Kefir: A fermented drink loaded with probiotics.
  • Turmeric: Has anti-inflammatory properties and can promote a healthy gut lining.
  • Free Soul Vegan Protein Blend: Support your protein intake and keep blood sugar and energy levels stable.

The Complexity of Digestive Conditions: Beyond Gut-Healing Smoothies

While these smoothies are packed with beneficial ingredients for gut health, it's essential to remember that a holistic approach is key. Gut health is influenced by various factors, including stress, sleep, and overall diet. No single food or smoothie can "heal" the gut on its own. Instead, think of these smoothies as tools in your toolkit, supporting a broader strategy for gut health and well-being. 

Written by Marilia Chamon

Registered Nutritional Therapist, Gut Health, IBS & SIBO Expert

Founder of Gutfulness Nutrition

Instagram @gutfulnessnutrition


**At Free Soul, your well-being is our priority, and although we pride ourselves on our expertise in women's health and wellbeing, it is important to acknowledge the individuality of each person. Features published by Free Soul are not intended to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent any disease, or replace the advice of your GP. We always recommend consulting with a healthcare provider if you encounter any health concerns, and we’ll always be here to support you so you’re never alone on your journey.