My Favorite Green Smoothie Recipe
This recipe was created by my friend and I, as we searched for a way start each day with some of the best known foods for maintaining great health.
To keep mornings simple, we put all of the ingredients in the Vitamix the night before and store it in the refrigerator overnight. This way we just need to give it a quick blend in the morning—and like magic—a bountiful breakfast is served!
This recipe makes 64 ounces, and I generally drink 32 ounces each morning. Once mixed, it will last a few days in refrigerator, so if you are not sharing you can enjoy your leftovers the next morning, too!
Fabulous Green Smoothie
2 cups of water
2 large handfuls of mixed greens (spinach, kale, chard, etc.)
1 large handful of fresh cilantro or parsley
2-3 celery stalks
1-2 large carrots
1 apple (optional)
2 tablespoons of chia seeds
2 tablespoons of flax seeds
2 tablespoons of hemp hearts
2 tablespoons of tumeric
1 tablespoon of cacoa powder
1-2 teaspoon fresh ginger (or thumbnail size chunk)
Juice of 1 lemon
When on hand, you can also add broccoli stalk, goji berries
Choose organic whenever possible
Published by permission from WendyKeslick.com.
Wendy Keslick is a massage therapist and yoga instructor for over 12 years she has finally enrolled in a yoga teacher training program. Her spiritual journey includes yoga, her devotion to Rosicrucian AMORC studies and being part of the conversation of our evolving humanity. Borderline obsessions include organic and natural living, vegetarianism and veganism, social justice issues, documentaries and current events. She is determined to learn Arabic in this lifetime. Her daughter, international travel, exploring other cultures and green smoothies are her passions.
She also founded a nonprofit called Children Creating Bridges. Volunteering for this organization has taken her to Syria to be part of three medical delegations to help with the Iraqi refugee crisis. Follow her on Facebook.
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Ed: Brianna Bemel