3 Great Green Smoothie Recipes to get Your Day Started Right

Green smoothie

Getting up and going is not easy. And when you have to fit in your morning workout, commute and eat breakfast before 7:30 a.m., it’s near impossible. Take some stress out of your morning routine and quickly make a green smoothie for breakfast. The following three green smoothie recipes are perfect for breakfast and are full of healthy ingredients.

1. Broccoli Smoothie

Source: Free People’s BLDG 25 blog

Makes two large smoothies

Ingredients*

1/2 head organic broccoli
1 cup fresh flat leaf parsley
1 avocado
2 ripe bananas
Juice from 1 whole lemon
2 pinches sea salt
12 oz almond milk
2 cups ice cubes

*Use organic and local ingredients when possible.

Method

Put all ingredients into a blender. Blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

2. Green Machine Smoothie

Source: Whole Living

Serves 2

Ingredients

6 romaine leaves, chopped
4 kale leaves, chopped
1/2 cup fresh parsley sprigs
1/2 cup chopped pineapple
1/2 cup chopped mango
1 inch fresh ginger, peeled and chopped

Method

Combine romaine, kale, parsley, pineapple, mango, ginger, and 1 1/2 cups water in a blender and blend until smooth.

3. Glowing Skin Green Smoothie

Source: Young and Raw

Ingredients

1 cup frozen or fresh mango
1 handful of cilantro
1 tsp spirulina
1 lime, peeled
1 cup of water or coconut water

Method

Blend ingredients together in a high-powered blender and serve.

Resource

http://thechalkboardmag.com/5-reasons-to-drink-green-juice-daily

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