Green Energy Smoothie

[ 6 ] September 25, 2012 |

 

Green Energy Smoothie

Green Energy Smoothie

Drinking green smoothie just make me feel good. It is like comfort food, it is so nourishing.

This is one version of what I put in my Vitamix. You can create endless variations, using different greens, fruits and supplements.

I like to add cilantro to my smoothie. Cilantro is delicious, fragrant and among the most healthful herbs. You either like it or hate it.

Green Energy Smoothie

Green Energy Smoothie

To achieve a smooth blending, layer your smoothie ingredients with dense, harder ingredients at the bottom, followed by lighter ingredients and finally liquid.

 

Green Energy Smoothie
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 lemon outer yellow peel cut away
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 1 banana, peeled
  • 1 apple, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1 bunch of cilantro
  • 1 bunch of kale
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup ice
Instructions
  1. In a blender, blend the lemon, cucumber, banana, and apple.
  2. Add the herbs, and greens a bit at a time and blend
  3. Add water and ice.
  4. Continue blending.
  5. Add more water if needed.
  6. Store in a sealed glass jar and refrigerated.

 

 

Green Energy Smoothie

Green Energy Smoothie

Marie Poulin
Marie Poulin is a passionate food blogger and professional personal chef who enjoys sharing her healthy, inventive, recipes. You can find her on social media and subscribe to her blog to receive instant blog updates and receive a free ebook, Tasty Quinoa Recipes!

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Category: Breakfast, Drinks and Smoothies, Raw Food

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  1. Lisa says:

    Hi! Great sounding recipes! Just a question…when you say to use a lemon with the outer lemon peeled away-what does that mean exactly? :) Thick part is still used? Thank you!

  2. Barb says:

    I have to go on a fruits/veggies only diet for a week prior to a surgery. This looks like it would fit the bill. How many servings does this recipe make?
    Thanks

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