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How to Make the Perfect Green Smoothie

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Going to try out some of these. Never thought of the combinations. Report
I love green smoothies. Thank you for this great guide to smoothie making! I had to share it with my friends because I think this is such a great way to start the day. Report
I love to read the style of writing of your site. I like the smoothies recipe also, it's really helpful for me.
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I am relatively new to veggie smoothies but have found that I love a smoothie made with spinach, cucumber, green apple, the juice of a lime and some water. Report
I have been doing green smoothies for awhile now. Always on the run, two jobs, so I make the night before. Put it in my shaker bottle and take it with me. I also add flax, chia, PB and me (powdered Peanut butter with no additives and reduced fat) Report
Green smoothies are definitely an acquired taste.
I have made fresh ones in my Nija Blender which works great. Leaves, broccoli, celery, apples pears and more!

I even make up big batches and then freeze individual servings.

Days I don't make one I have Athletic Greens. Premium Cocktail. has 10 servings of fruit and veggies in every serving. it is great! I took it for a while and I have not been real sick since taking it. Not even a cold more than a day or two. It is awesome! Report
Yep. I use a coffee grinder to grind up the flaxseed I buy whole. Report
You could grind flaxseed in the same type of grinder used for coffee beans, though I wouldn't recommend using the same grinder for coffee and flaxseed. I buy ground flaxseed. You just need to make sure that once the package is open its refrigerated or frozen, as flaxseed has a short shelf life if its exposed to air or light. Report
How do you grind flaxseeds?
I love my green smoothies, I use unsweatened almond milk for my liquid. I also like to add raw Chia seed for the protien along with the omega benefits. I love using a variety of fruit but have found pears and apples make an awesome addition to the smoothie.
i started making a green smoothie a day January 1st as a 30 day challenge. I found I had so much extra energy and felt amazing that I have not missed a day. I went to the doctors 6 weeks into the challenge and my cholesterol went from 250 to 150 and my blood pressure was also lowered. My doctor was thrilled and took me off all of my medicines.
I have also incorporated healthy eating and exercise into the equation and love the new me. Report
great way to get you veggies and vitamins in Report
really great ideas for green smoothies. Thanks Report
My favourite is 2c spinach with frozen banana, bit of plain yogurt, unsweetened almond milk and 1TBSP of natural peanut butter. Anything with peanut butter!! Report
Don't forget to add nuts or seeds for additional proteins and healthy fats - pecans, walnuts, chia seeds, sesame seed (or sesame seed butter - aka "tahini"), almond butters are all yummy and I've used these for additional protein needs. Report
I love my green smoothie; I try to drink 1 litre a day. Today's smoothie was 4 cups of greens (kale & spinach), cucumber, celery, broccoli, carrots, green peas, orange, mango, a few frozen cranberries and a 2 cups of water. Some call it a little earthy but i think it's delicious. Report

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