Recipe of the Month

May 2013: A Green Smoothie, that Actually Tastes Good!

green_smoothie

This smoothie is packed with all sorts of beneficial vitamins and nutrients your body will love! The majority of the ingredients, greens, are excellent for restoring energy, increasing vitality, and helping you feel clean and light. This nutrient-dense smoothie is low in calories, easy to digest, and very alkalizing, which helps the body maintain a proper pH balance in the body. Although this smoothie can last for a couple days, we advise consuming in one day for best taste results.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup coconut water (or just water)
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1 Swiss Chard leaf; or handful of spinach
  • 2 romaine leaves
  • Handful of sunflower sprouts
  • Handful of chopped parsley
  • 1 large (or 2 small/medium) orange
  • Handful of ice

Instructions:

  1. Blend all ingredients in blender.
  2. Makes around 32 fluid ounces.