SIMPLE GREEN SMOOTHIE
Looking for a quick, healthy and delicious start to your day? This simple green smoothie is perfect! Not too sweet but full of nutrition and disease fighting properties. Believe me, there are a million reasons to enjoy one green smoothie a day. Play around with this recipe until it’s your perfect every day drink and reap all the rewards!
This smoothie is:
Spinach is packed with a plethora of phytonutrients that are known to help prevent diseases and promote ideal health. A supreme source of vitamin K, spinach plays a vital key in maintaining strong bones while also protecting the heart. This leafy green is amazing for promoting healthy hair, skin, and eyes along with increasing blood flow to the brain and enhancing cognitive function.
Bananas are rich in tryptophan which converts into serotonin, naturally increasing your mood. High in anti-oxidants, bananas help protect against chronic disease as well as keep bones and body strong. Eating just two a day will make you happier!
Apples contain bone strengthening properties, such as boron and phloridzin, and may help protect from osteoporosis. They open up the blood and oxygen circulation throughout the body as well as help lower cholesterol and boost heart health. Therefore apples are amazing tools for health!
Dates are high in natural sugar providing an immediate burst of energy. With high contents of magnesium, selenium and manganese, this fruit is a warrior for strong bones. Amazing for digestion, allergies, hangovers, weight loss and boosting immunity, dates are the perfect food.
Hemp seeds are an underrated super-food with a wide range of health benefits. They contain high amounts of arginine which helps lower blood pressure, reducing risk for heart disease. Hemp seeds contain the highest concentration of essential fatty acid than any other nut or seed, as well as 9 amino acids our bodies cannot produce on their own. Rich in phytonutrients, they strengthen immunity and fight off toxins, making a superb health food!
Cinnamon is one of the most delicious and powerful spices in the world. Small daily doses can help defend against just about any disease, cure headaches, regulate inflammation and improve brain function to mention a few. A little can go a long way with this healing spice!
Now you know how amazing this simple green smoothie is and why you NEED it in your life!
Ready for the recipe?
Quick refreshing smoothie to recharge you any time of the day!
5 minPrep Time
5 minTotal Time
- 2 bananas
- 1 apple
- 4 dates
- 2 cups spinach
- 1 tbsp hemp seeds
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 4 cups filtered water
- Blend all ingredients in your blender, adding more water as needed for that extra smoothness!
- Enjoy as a smoothie bowl, with a straw or as is!
To make it sweeter, add in fresh/frozen fruit like strawberries, mango, or pineapple! Even try adding a little of your favorite protein powder (vanilla or berry taste the best)!
458 Calories: 84% of those are carbohydrates (89 g); 6% protein (8 g); 10% fat (5 g)
^Check out these macros according to Cronometer (NOTE: Ignore the numbers to the right of the dash/ ex. protein 24% – that is based on my body profile and can’t be removed)
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