Have you ever heard the term, "get your greens?" It's like the new-age version of your Mom telling you to eat your vegetables.
That wrrrr of the blender will blast away any stress or mess in your life or in your fridge. Don't be afraid to mix and match to your hearts desire. Here are three delicious smoothie recipes so you can wear your greens inside and out.
Mint Mojito Green Smoothie Recipe
This delicious recipe will make you feel like you're sipping a drink on the beach while introducing amazing antioxidants and nutrients to your diet. Feel free to add a little umbrella to your MiiR Pint Cup — we won't judge.
- 1/2 ripe avocado
- 8-12oz coconut milk
- 1c frozen pineapple
- 1tsp vanilla
- 1tbsp maple syrup
- 1/4c lime juice and (or to taste)
- Handful mint leaves
- *optional: 2oz white or vanilla rum
Clean Green Smoothie Recipe
- 1 small cucumber
- 2 celery stalks
- Handful spinach
- 1/2 apple
- 1/2 banana
- 6oz almond milk
- 1tbsp coconut oil
Blender's Choice Green Smoothie Recipe
- Handful of Greens (spinach, kale, collards)
- 1/2 avocado
- 1/2 banana or frozen fruit (pineapple, strawberries, mango)
- 1tbsp hemp or chia seeds (optional)
- 2c coconut water (sub almond or coconut milks for a creamier texture)
Throw the ingredients in the blender, allowing for extra time to blend the hemp and chia seeds. Don't let this one sit for too long, as chia seeds can cause liquids to gel over time.
Are Green Smoothies Really that Good for You?
Green smoothies are a great way to get all of your vegetables, fiber, antioxidants, and vitamins for the day in one shot. Unlike juicing, green smoothies contain the plant fiber, which helps your digestion.
If you're wondering how to get more vegetables in your diet, green smoothies are a great option. Those who are worried about tasting the vegetables can balance out leafy greens with citrus to neutralize the "flavor."
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