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The Perfect Green Smoothie

Healthy living repertoire is knowing how to make the perfect green smoothie. Not only is it delicious and healthy, it is also quick to prepare and clean up after.

Smoothies are an easy way to nourish your body with vitamins, minerals, fiber and protein that are otherwise hard to eat in large quantities.

Apart from being super healthy it will leave you full and content.

With a smoothie, simply throw fruits and veggies in the blender along with superfoods such as coconut oil or flaxseed, and have a healthy snack or meal replacement that even kids will think is a treat.

16 Green Smoothie Health Benefits

  • Weight loss, burns excess fat
  • Enhanced nutrient absorption
  • Improves digestion
  • Promotes healthy gut
  • Boost your immune system
  • Promotes healthy bones
  • Creates beautiful skin, nails and hair
  • Combats unhealthy cravings
  • Helps your heart
  • Fights diabetes
  • Builds enzymes
  • Protects against toxins
  • Protects eyesight
  • Great source of fiber
  • Boost energy
  • Anti aging

6 Green Smoothie Tips

Before you get to the infographic and instructions lets go over a few tips.

All you need is a blender and some of the ingredients listed below.

  • Use a good quality blender, you will never have to worry about chunks of fruit not blended.
  • Frozen fruit will give your smoothies a thick consistency. Do not water it down with ice.
  • Include banana to ‘camouflage’ the taste of the vegetables.
  • Chop up bananas and store them in the freezer for easy prep.
  • Add protein to stabilize blood sugar levels. It also makes the smoothie more filling.
  • The easiest way to clean a blender is by rinsing it out, then fill it with hot water and a little dish soap, and then simply let the blender do the hard work.

Lets get started!

Green Smoothie Ingredients (Print Infographic Below!)

Here is a step by step guideline to make the perfect green smoothie and you may print the infographic below after reviewing the instructions!

How To Make The Perfect Green Smoothie

1.5 to 2 Cups Of Liquid Base

To avoid chunks in your smoothie you will want to blend your leafy greens and liquid base first when using a regular blender. Don’t feel obligated to stick to one liquid, you can interchange or combine coconut water, juice, and your favourite milk substitute for a new, delicious flavour every day of the week!

Note: If you have a high powered blender such as a ninja, or vitamix you will not need to blend liquids and greens first.

2 Cups Of Leafy Greens

Our green smoothies follow the 60/40 formula: 60% fruits to 40% leafy greens.

Leafy greens provide great nutritional value to your green smoothie they are loaded with phytonutrients, protein, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

3 Cups Of Ripe Fresh And/Or Frozen Fruit

Ripe fruit gives green smoothies the perfect amount of sweetness, but other natural sweeteners can be added if you prefer.

Ditch the ice by using frozen fruits.

Add Your Favourite Superfood

Don’t be afraid to get fancy with your ingredients. We love adding at least one, superfood such as raw cacao powder to boost our daily nutritional intake.

Try experimenting with a few superfoods each week, you may be surprised by how much you love them.

  • Coconut oil
  • Coconut butter
  • Nut butter
  • Chia seeds
  • Hemp seeds
  • Hemp protein
  • Acai powder
  • Flax oil
  • Flax seeds
  • Raw cacao
  • Fresh ginger
  • Rolled oats
  • Aloe vera

We LOVE green smoothies as natural energy boosters, natural weight loss, disease-fighting option and the healthiest fast food!

Simply toss your favourite mix in your vitamix or blendtec and start blending! Enjoy!

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Kitchen Tools To Make Your Green Smoothie

Ninja Smoothie Blender

Vitamix Smoothie Blender

Blendtec Smoothie Blender

Nutribullet Smoothie Blender

Seedless Smoothie Press

Strainer

Glass Bottle

Mix Powder

Lids And Straws With Smoothie Cups

Straw

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