Both encounters spurred me on into the art of making green smoothies. They are amazing nutrition and very tasty!
The litmus test for me is alway my kids and a resounding "WE LOVE IT!" went up as they took the first and last sip! These are going to become a daily routine in our house... they are so healthy and a great way to sneak greens into your kids!
This is a must read and a must do kind of thing!
Here are a couple of recipes to get you started -the sky is the limit - create for your health!
Citrus Green Smoothie
From the kitchen of my good friend Laura
1 large handful of greens (about 2 loose cups)
12 oz. coconut water OR filter/spring water
-Blend until completely smooth and enjoy!
a scoop of Amazing Grass- Dream Sicle flavor
1/4 of an avocado
Makes about 3 cups
Tropical Green Smoothie
From Kristi's Kitchen
1 1/2 c. fresh organic spinach, packed
2 - 1" thick slices fresh pineapple, cored
10-12 fresh sweet cherries, pitted
1/2 c. filtered water
1/8 -1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. "Coconut Secret" coconut nectar
-Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth
Makes about 2 cups