With all of the talk about health benefits when it comes to green smoothies, isn’t it time you give one a try? This green machine smoothie recipe really has good taste and is full of green vegetables, parsley and an apple. Who believes that an apple a day keeps the doctor away? Or in this case, is it a green machine smoothie a day keeps the doctor away?
In all seriousness, this green machine smoothie can help with weight loss, increased energy, focus and clarity, skin improvement and a boost with your immune system. Some even go as far to say that green smoothies are the fountain of youth.
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Green Machine Smoothie Recipe
- Large handful of greens, be creative and feel free to use more than just one of these. Kale, spinach, swiss chard, arugula
- 1/4 cup of fresh parsley
- 3 celery stalks
- 1/2 to whole cucumber
- 1 small apple
- 8-12 oz of your choice of liquid-water, coconut water, almond or soy milk
- 1 cup of ice
For additional nutrition value or for a change of flavor try adding some of the ingredients below:
- 2 carrots
- 1/2 green pepper
- 1-2 large pieces of broccoli
- 1/2 avocado
- squeeze of lemon
Getting into the green machine smoothie routine
If you are finding that the taste or consistency is something you can’t entirely enjoy, try adding a peeled banana, 1/2 cup of yogurt or a handful of frozen or fresh berries. If necessary, you can add any combination of these. These ingredients will change the taste and consistency and make for a very tasty green drink. Click here for additional information and tips on how to make green smoothies taste better. Are you wondering what is the best blender for green smoothies, please click here.
Boost your smoothie with a Supercharge
Wanna supercharge your smoothie? You can really put a boost in your smoothie by adding chia powder which is known to help fight those hunger pangs, a scoop of flaxseed for added omega 3’s or whey, veggie or rice protein.
Have you tried this green machine smoothie recipe? Did you find this recipe helpful? Please share any variation of this recipe you enjoy, we would love to try them too. If you just started making green smoothies have you noticed any of the health benefits associated with green smoothies?