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Eat Your Greens Smoothie

I encourage you to embrace the green! Fueling your body with leafy greens, veggies, and low sugar fruit is a positive recipe toward improved health. By blending your greens, you will improve your body's ability to actually digest and absorb all the nutrients in your smoothie.

Benefits:

  • increased energy

  • glowing skin

  • sharper clarity and focus

  • strengthened immune system

  • improved digestion

  • stable weight

"Food is essential as fuel for the body. But good food is fuel for the soul."

Ingredients. Makes 2 servings.

  • 1-2 cups spinach, chard,or kale [begin with spinach as it's the mildest]

  • 1/4 cup cilantro, stems removed

  • 1 cup frozen berries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, cranberries

  • 1/2 green banana [adds a boost of resistant starch and pectin to improve digestion and lower blood sugar levels.]

  • 1 cup coconut or almond milk [choose full fat coconut milk from the can or unsweetened almond milk with the fewest ingredients]

  • 1 cup filtered water

  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon

  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric

  • 1 tbsp. chia seeds [great sourcce of omega fatty acids, supports digetive health, rich in iron, calcium, B-vitamins]

  • 1 tbsp. hemp hearts [ Reserve for top of smoothie. This will encourage you to "chew your smoothie" to improve your digestion!]

Method

Add ingredients to blender in this order;

  1. spinach & cilantro

  2. water and nut milk

  3. banana

  4. cinnamon, chia seeds, turmeric

  5. frozen berries

Pulse ingredients to break down, then blend at high speed until smooth.

Pour into 2 glasses and add hemp hearts and enjoy!



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