A green smoothie is one of our favorite ways to nourish the body and get the energy we need to power through the day. But if drinking your greens doesn't sound good to you, don't worry, you're in luck!
Give these three recipes a try -- they intensity of the "green" flavor increases with each one, to help you get used to it:
Recipe No. 1: Grasshopper
Recipe No. 2: Ultra Omega
1 cup baby spinach
1 tbsp ground flax seeds
1 tbsp agave syrup
1/3 cup plain almond milk
1/2 cup ice
Recipe No. 3: Mega Green
Benefits of Green Smoothies
Green smoothies made with whole foods can provide a wealth of nutrients. Green foods offer vitamins like A and C to fight off free radicals as well as minerals like calcium to strengthen the bones. These nutrients help boost your energy without any added stimulants and keep you feeling full longer between meals. Drinking them regularly can also give you a glowing complexion over time.
Adding ingredients like protein powder, nut butters and additional fruits makes these smoothies more satisfying and the perfect way to fuel a workout or assist in muscle recovery after a strenuous training session.
Let us know your favorite ways get your greens and have a great day!
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