When you think about a delicious green smoothie, beets, avocado and celery are not the typical ingredients you plan to use. However, they can blend wonderfully with sweet strawberries and coconut water for a nutrient-rich treat. I’ll admit, beets might not be for everyone, but give them a try before you decide. Beets are a […]

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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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I love pomegranates! Not only are they delicious, they are an excellent source of antioxidants. Plus, there has been a lot of scientific research on the health benefits of pomegranates. Never used a pomegranate before? Simply cut the fruit in half hold it over a bowl cut side down. With a spoon, firmly smack the […]

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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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Don’t be afraid to use beets in a green smoothie. While they have an earthy flavor, the flavor is easily masked by sweet pear and raspberry in this recipe. If you have a high powered blender like a Vitamix, then beets will liquify and provide a lot of extra nutrition in your smoothie. Beets are […]

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The flavors of fall blend deliciously in this green smoothie recipe featuring pumpkin, hazelnut, cinnamon and nutmeg. And fresh baby spinach, of course! Pumpkin is only in season for a short time of the year so why not indulge yourself in this vitamin A-rich food (pumpkin contains beta-carotene that your body converts to vitamin A)! […]

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I know what you are thinking – “broccoli and peanut butter…in a smoothie? This girl is crazy!” But bare with me while I convince you that this green smoothie recipe is both nutritious and delicious! The secret to hiding broccoli in a green smoothie is to use frozen broccoli florets. Frozen broccoli has a milder […]

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This is a delicious, banana-free green smoothie for the spring or summer. I used fresh, organic strawberries and peaches, accented the flavor with vanilla bean and homemade pistachio nut milk. Peaches are one of my favorite fruits. Toward late spring, I eagerly await their arrival in local fruit markets. I often cut them up and […]

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This is one of my “tropical fusion” green smoothie recipes that blend the exotic, tropical flavors of South Asian jackfruit with early-summer North American peaches. This particular combination is heaven for your tongue! Jackfruit tastes like a combination of mango, pineapple and banana. Many people say it tastes like Wrigley’s Juicy Fruit gum. This flavor […]

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