Green Smoothie Recipe

First green smoothie!Green smoothies are the newest hype and rave. And for good reason! It’s an easy way to get your vegetables and superfoods.

In truth, daily green smoothies are the ideal way to optimal health and beauty. Yes, green smoothies are great for the skin  and waistline!

Here’s the perfect green smoothie that you can modify to fit your individual taste.

Don’t be afraid to alter the recipe and try something new. Drop me a line, I love feedback on new ways of fixing green smoothies!

In truth, I have a green smoothie almost everyday. This is true especially in the early spring when my body craves fresh green foods. It is the perfect fix when you need your greens and some extra energy. I feel Great!
 
Oh, I almost forgot. A great way to add superfood to your diet is with Macaforce Vanilla Spice nutritional powder! I have been doing smoothies for decades. Smoothies are a tasty and full of  extra nutrients. A necessity that supplements  nutrients you may not get in everyday meals!

Finding an organic AND palatable protein powder is nearly imposable. I am telling you, Maca Force is the best on the market!! It is a little spendy but well worth the price. Try the trial size first! I guarantee, you will be 100% hooked!
 

Green Smoothie

green smoothie

 
Serves 2
Creamy, Refreshing & Deliciously Healthy 

Ingredients

First Choose Your Base

Choose Several Greens

  • Kale
  • Spinach
  • Collards
  • Dandelion
  • Swiss Card
  • Beet Greens

Add More Vegies

  • Garlic
  • Beets
  • Carrots
  • Broccoli
  • Avocado
  • Bell Pepper

Supercharge Your Smoothie

Instructions

  1. Blend 2 cups of base all ingredients in a blender until smooth! If you are adding vegetables like carrots or broccoli, slice them super thin before adding to a food processor or blender. You might want to juice your vegetables first. It is not so hard on the blender and it makes a much creamier smoothie!
  2. Enjoy at least twice a week if not daily!

Notes:

  • Diet Type: Vegan
  • Diet Tags: Low Calorie, Reduced Fat, Reduced Carbohydrate, High Protein, Gluten Free, Raw

Special Note: Always consult a qualified healthcare specialist before using any treatment such as a detox diet. This includes natural remedies and herbal teas or supplements. Additionally, the information in this article is not intended as medical advice; it is for educational purposes only.

 

First green smoothie!

 

Why not Invest in a Juicer?

The Perfect Blender

 

Super Foods

Not sure where to get certain super foods?  Order online to save time and hassle.

Organic Maca

Maca or  “Peruvian ginseng.” has been used for centuries and has been long valued as a superfood.  Maca is known for many health benefits: Increased energy, to promote sexual function, relieves menstrual problems and menopause including mood swings and pain. clear acne and blemishes. increase in mental energy and focus, helps balance mood swings and is rich in vitamin B vitamins, C, and E. Maca also contains calcium, iron, zinc, phosphorous, magnesium and amino acids.

 
Note: There have not been intense scientific studies on Maca.

Organic Moringa

Moringa is native to Africa and Asia. it has been used to treat numerous diseases such as inflammation, cardiovascular disorders and gastrointestinal issues. Moringa is also known to protect against harmful microorganisms, lower cholesterol and blood pressure, help with bronchial asthma and provide protection to the liver.

Organic Spirulina

Spirulina is one of the most nutritious foods on the planet.  It’s one of the highest concentrations of chlorophyll of any food known. Chlorophyll has several health benefits such as eliminating toxins and heavy metals, helps  gastrointestinal issues and fights infections. It also helps your body assimilate calcium and balance many trace minerals.

Organic Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are packed with nutrients that can have key benefits for your body and brain. As well, they are valued  for their ability to provide sustainable energy. In truth, “chia” is the ancient Mayan word for “strength.” Some of the health benefits include extremely high nutrients, an excellent anti-oxidant, rich is fiber and protein, increases fullness and slows the absorption of food for easier weight loss, higher in Omega-3s than salmon and may  lower the risk of  Type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

Organic Protein Powder

Getting your protein is also very important for your health. Here are just a few of the health benefits:

  • Increase Energy
  • Boost Metabolism
  • Improves Digestion
  • Boost Immune System
  • Supports Respiratory System
  • Strengthen Skin, Hair & Nails
  • Maintain Healthy Cholesterol
  • Maintain Healthy Blood Sugar
  • Good for Eyesight and Hearing
  • Supports Cardiovascular Health
  • Build & Strengthen Lean Muscle
  • Slows Down the Process of Aging

 

Picture Credits

Feature Picture: Barb Dunn via photopin cc

Green Smoothie & Bowl of Vegies: Belinda (miscdebris) via photopin cc

Mary

As a healer and culinary entrepreneur, we are proud to offer generations of scrumptious & healthy recipes.

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