Today Tina has for you, dear reader, a tasty way to sneak some veggies into your day. We all love smoothies. Not all of us love vegetables. It can certainly seem daunting to eat the recommended amount of servings of something you don’t particularly enjoy. Here’s what Tina writes about this challenge:
“As a Registered Dietitian I see plenty of people who really have a difficult time eating vegetables. I also see people who love smoothies and will add kale or spinach to their drink to increase the phytonutrient value. I’m a big believer in making sure that a person eats at least 4 cups of raw or 2 cups of cooked vegetables a day. The antioxidant nutrients that are available in the vegetables as well as the vitamins and minerals will help not only your energy cycle run more smoothly, but also help with detoxification of toxins in your body. In this smoothie I have added GreensFirst greens, which is a fantastic product that is loaded with spinach, kale, kelp, broccoli sprouts and many more vegetables and fruits and super foods.”
So drink up these veggies and enjoy this cold refreshing recipe!
3/4 cup coconut water
1/4 cup unsweetened coconut/almond milk
2 scoops Xymogen Whey Protein or Vegan Fit Food vanilla
1 scoop supergreens powder (I use GreensFirst)
3 frozen strawberries or cherries
2 cubes of frozen pineapple
1/4 cup frozen mango
Ice as needed
Put into Vitamix or blender and blend until smooth.