½ cup water
2 large kale leaves (with stalks removed)
2 large swiss chard leaves (with stalks if they are white)
1 large handful of spinach
2-3 stalks of celery
1 medium cucumber with skin
1 sliced apple with skin
1/2 carrot
1/2 lime, juiced
1/2 lemon, juiced
1 tsp minced ginger (you can buy this in a jar already minced)
2 Tbsp crushed flax seed
1 tsp of coconut oil or olive oil
fresh basil
fresh cilantro
a sprinkle of celtic sea salt
Combine all ingredients and blend in your Vitamix*.  This recipe will make 2-3 cups of green smoothie.

almond butter and banana smoothie

Here is a good 'starter' recipe (from my sister, Bryn) for those that are new to smoothies.
1/4 cup almond milk
1/4 cup water
1 TBSP almond butter
2 handfuls of spinach
1 banana
1 apple (peeled if using a regular blender)
1/4 tsp cinnamon
3-4 ice cubes
Combine all ingredients and blend in your Vitamix or blender.
*blueberries are also a nice addition to this recipe!


1 comment:

  1. I'm making the chickpeas today ... I hope they turn out well! Thanks for the recipe!