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March 6, 2013

Green Goddess Smoothie. ~ Karla Rodas

This is the recipe for my Go­ To Green Goddess smoothie.

This will make about one huge or two smaller Green Goddess smoothies, guaranteed to get your day started off right. This healthy smoothie recipe is packed full of vitamins, protein, antioxidants and fiber.

For the best quality and benefits, use organic produce.

Basic Green Smoothie

1-2 big handfuls Swiss Chard

1-2 big handfuls Kale

½ a cup of Pineapple (previously cut up and frozen to avoid watering down the smoothie)

1 Banana

2-3 cups of Coconut Water (depending on the desired consistency)

½ to 1 scoop of Hemp Protein Powder

Ice (only if your fruit isn’t frozen)

Blend all ingredients, starting with ice or frozen pineapple, fruit, protein powder, ½ coconut water, greens on top. Then add the rest of greens and more coconut water if you need.

Other Variations:

Try to have about a 3:1 ratio with veggies and fruits. Other veggies and fruits you can mix up to make other fun smoothies.

Goji Berries

Cantaloupe

Berries

Apples (no seeds)

Fresh squeezed orange juice

Spinach

Avocado (for creaminess)

Here are some helpful links to sites that I look to for recipes and information on healthy eating:

www.rawrawlife.com

www.foodbabe.com

http://www.foodbabe.com/2012/09/10/the-green-smoothie-that-made-the-news/

 

 

Karla Rodas has a passion for life and serving others. Her intention is to serve others with love, patience and compassion. Inspiring, educating and leading others in the sacred tradition of yoga is one of her true callings. Through yoga and writing, her greatest hope is to help others heal and tap into their own inner beauty, strength and limitless potential. Karla is currently an apprentice editor and contributing writer at www.elephantjournal.com. Karla lives in San Diego with her beloved husband Frank and two teenage sons. You can reach Karla through her website

 

 

 

 

 

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Ed: Bryonie Wise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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