Here’s a delicious green smoothie that blends my favorite tropical fruits with an ingredient you don’t usually associate with a smoothie – basil! The basil goes really well with the pineapple and mango in this smoothie. I only added 5 leaves and it didn’t overpower the smoothie. Adding herbs, such as basil, to your smoothies […]

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I love playing around with different types of nuts in my green smoothies. While I’ve used macadamia nuts in raw food recipes, I haven’t really used them in smoothies yet. I thought I would give it a try. Macadamia nuts have a nice creamy texture. They are a soft nut so it’s not necessary to […]

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This is a great meal replacement green smoothie for weight loss, cleansing, or for when you just want something healthy. Oranges and kale are loaded with fiber, which helps support your body’s cleansing abilities! The flavor of kale can be strong for some people, so that’s why I like to use curly kale instead of […]

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I love blending raw cacao (chocolate) with frozen acai puree in a green smoothie. Acai has a slight chocolaty flavor so they pair nicely together. I prefer to use frozen acai puree as opposed to powders or juices as the purees have both the juice and the pulp and are going to have a higher […]

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This delicious green smoothie blends two of my favorite things – cherries and vanilla! This is a great post-workout smoothie (or meal) providing almost 400 calories and 17 grams of protein in just 26 ounces of deliciousness. I added some pumpkin seed protein powder from Sprout Living for a boost of protein. Sprout Living is […]

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Here’s a delicious green smoothie that blends the sweet flavors of pineapple, banana and almonds while hiding the taste of mineral-rich broccoli and spinach. Pineapples also contain nutrients that may have anti-inflammatory properties. Bromelain, an enzyme found in pineapple, may also support digestion. Broccoli is a great source of calcium and antioxidants. The pineapple and […]

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Starfruit, also known as carambola), lends an apple-like flavor accent to this tropical green smoothie recipe. Starfruits are a great source of antioxidants and vitamin C. Before blending, remove the peel and seeds. The banana in this green smoothie provides the creamy texture and the pineapple sweetens the recipe perfectly, effectively hiding the mineral-rich, but […]

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This green smoothie is excellent for both weight loss and cleansing. It’s also delicious! Fresh mint and sweet melon are one of my favorite combinations. Dandelion greens are a great source of minerals (especially iron and calcium), protein and dietary fiber. They are also high in vitamins A (thanks to the antioxidant beta-carotene content) and […]

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This green smoothie is absolutely delicious! I love the combination of fresh mint and sweet melon. The goji berries also complement the flavor and add protein. This recipe uses water-rich fruits that are excellent sources of dietary fiber, making this a great detox smoothie. Apples are a good source of fiber, vitamin C and antioxidants. […]

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This orange smoothie is delicious! While I usually post green smoothies, this recipe is still highly nutritious, loaded with beta-carotene, vitamin C, and with decent amounts of calcium, iron and other nutrients. This smoothie is rich and creamy thanks to the pear and…oats! That’s right, this smoothie contains oats! While not a typical smoothie ingredient, […]

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