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Green Smoothie Recipes

Garden Vegetable Green Smoothie

Garden Vegetable Green Smoothie

Posted on January 29 2013 | (1) Comments
Category: Green Smoothie Recipes

Yield: 4 cups, 2 servings

Not in the mood for a sweet-tasting breakfast? This vegetable-rich drink is savory, and it works well for lunch or dinner too.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 zucchini, unpeeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cucumber, unpeeled and chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1/2 apple, unpeeled and chopped
  • 2 cups chopped Swiss chard, bok choy, or spinach, packed
  • 1/4 lemon, peeled

Equipment

  • measuring cups
  • cutting board
  • chef’s knife, 8-inch
  • measuring spoons
  • blender
  • rubber spatula

Put all the ingredients in a blender and process on high speed until smooth. Stored in a sealed jar in the refrigerator, Garden Vegetable Green Smoothie will keep for 12 hours.

Per serving: calories: 64, protein: 3 g, fat: 1 g, carbohydrate: 11 g, fiber: 4 g, sodium: 123 mg

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Non-Sweet Green Smoothie

Non-Sweet Green Smoothie

Posted on August 03 2012 | (0) Comments
Category: Green Smoothie Recipes

Yield: 2 cups, 1 serving

More savory than sweet, this smoothie is filled with nutrient-rich greens. It’s one of my favorites for breakfast or a snack.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cucumber, unpeeled and chopped
  • 1/2 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1/2 apple, unpeeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped kale, packed
  • 1/2 cup chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley, packed
  • 1/8 lemon, peeled

Equipment

  • measuring cups
  • cutting board
  • chef’s knife, 8-inch
  • blender
  • rubber spatula

Put all the ingredients in a blender and process on high speed until smooth. Stored in a sealed jar in the refrigerator, Nonsweet Green Smoothie will keep for 12 hours.

Chocolate Green Smoothie

Chocolate Green Smoothie

Posted on June 07 2012 | (16) Comments
Category: Green Smoothie Recipes

Spinach + chocolate = healthy yum!!  In this kid-friendly (and kid-at-heart-friendly) smoothie, chocolate conceals the color and taste of spinach.  And if you love this recipe I've linked to a few more below.


Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 2 bananas
  • 4 pitted medjool dates, soaked in water for 10 minutes and drained
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 cups chopped spinach or Swiss chard, packed

Equipment

  • measuring cups
  • small bowl
  • small colander or fine-mesh strainer
  • measuring spoons
  • cutting board
  • chef’s knife, 8-inch
  • blender
  • rubber spatula

Put all the ingredients in a blender and process on high speed until smooth. Serve immediately.

Per serving: calories: 188, protein: 6 g, fat: 2 g, carbohydrate: 37 g, fiber: 9 g, sodium: 70 mg. Yield: 3 cups, 2 servings
 

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Pineapple Green Smoothie

Posted on March 07 2012 | (0) Comments
Category: Green Smoothie Recipes

Yield: 3 cups, 2 servings

Pineapple allows you to increase the amount of bitter greens (which are the most nutritious ones) in this smoothie, without sacrificing sweet flavor.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2 cups chopped pineapple
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped kale, collard greens, or dandelion greens, packed

Equipment

  • cutting board
  • chef’s knife, 8-inch
  • measuring cups
  • blender
  • rubber spatula


Put all the ingredients in a blender and process on high speed until smooth. Serve immediately.
 

Frosty Banana-Apple Green Smoothie

Posted on January 15 2012 | (2) Comments
Category: Green Smoothie Recipes

Yield: 2 1/2 cups, 2 servings

This smoothie is so sweet, you’ll hardly believe it’s loaded with dark leafy greens. Think of it as a green milkshake.

Ingredients

  • 2 frozen bananas, thawed for 5 minutes
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 apple, unpeeled and chopped
  • 8 leaves kale, chopped

Equipment

  • cutting board
  • chef’s knife, 8-inch
  • measuring cups
  • blender
  • rubber spatula

Break the bananas into 2 or 3 pieces. Put all the ingredients in a blender and process on high speed until smooth. Serve immediately.

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