Healthy Delicious Green Smoothies!!

Why drink green smoothies??

Every time I visit my sister in LA, she’s always drinking a “green juice” or green smoothie. I now know why!! Listed below are all the benefits of green juices/smoothies! No wonder why her skin is completely flawless!

~ Natural weight loss

~ Boost fruit and vegetable intake (especially greens)

~ Increased energy

~ Reduce inflammation

~ Great for detox

~ Boosts nutrition

~ Strengthens immune system

~ Excellent source of antioxidants

~ Supports colon and gut health

~ Promotes clear, healthy, radiant skin and strong hair and nails

~ Reduces cravings

~ Supports eye health and vision

~ Specific benefits for women like pms and healthy pregnancy

~ Help prevent certain chronic diseases

~ Rich with chlorophyll

~ Alkalizing

In addition to these health benefits, green smoothies are:

Green smoothies are truly life-changing! There are a million different green smoothie combinations..experiment! Listed below are a couple easy delicious recipes …all you do is blend in a blender…I personally use a Ninja which I love!

Kale-Ginger Detox Smoothie

1 cup almond milk (unsweetened)

1 banana (frozen)

1/2 cup blueberries

1 tsp ginger (grated)

2 cups kale (chopped, loosely packed)

1/8 tsp ground cinnamon

Raw honey (to taste)

Kale and Apple Green Smoothie

2/3 cup almond milk (unsweetened)

3/4 cup ice

1 1/2 cups kale (chopped and packed)

1/2 Gala apple (cut into chunks)

1 stalk celery (cut into chunks)

1 tbsp ground flax seed

Agave nectar (to taste)

The Best Smoothie Ever

1 large handful spinach

1 mango, chopped

1 cup coconut water

1 cup cucumber, chopped

1/4 jalapeno chopped

1 small handful cilantro

2 sprigs mint

1 lime, juiced

Blueberry Peanut Butter Green Smoothie

1 ripe banana (frozen)

1 1/2 cups fresh spinach

1 cup frozen blueberries

1/4 cup Greek yogurt (I used vanilla, plain or blueberry would work too)

splash of almond milk

1/2 tablespoon creamy peanut butter (or any nut butter)

1 tablespoon chia seeds

Green Smoothie Bowl with Mango

1 banana

½ cup mango, diced (frozen)

3 handfuls baby kale {or spinach}

2 tablespoons hemp seeds

½ cup unsweetened almond milk

⅛ teaspoon sea salt

handful ice

Kale Pina-Covado Protein Smoothie

2/3 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

2 large hand-fulls kale

1/3 cup pineapple chunks

1/2 ripe avocado

1 scoop protein powder (i used vanilla)

1 cup ice cubes

Spinach Orange Smoothie

1 navel orange, peeled

1/2 banana, peeled (frozen)

1 cup tightly packed organic spinach

1/4 cup coconut water, adjusted as desired

1 tablespoon hemp seeds, optional

handful of ice cubes

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