Three Green Smoothie Recipes for Weight Loss, Detox, and Headaches

To feel and look fabulous, you may want to incorporate more green smoothies into your diet.  But before doing so, remember the fruits and vegetables you use should be bought and used only as organic. So if you want to be healthier, check on which fruits and vegetables make the “dirty dozen” and why strawberries,celery, peaches and apples can damage your health.

The three nutritious Green Smoothies recipes below are full of:Green Smoothie Recipes for Weight Loss, Detox

-vitamins A and carotenoids, C, E to boost our immune system, prevent heart attacks and cancers, keep our skin and body looking and feeling young

– lycopene to protect our skin from sun damage, prevent certain cancers, lower blood pressure

– fiber to detox our system, lower blood pressure and cholesterol, get rid of constipation, lose weight, and help with headaches and migraines;

– B-vitamins to deal with  moodiness

– Omega-3 fatty acids to reduce inflammation and keep our skin looking young.

– Potassium –to keep our nervous system healthy as well as to boost our metabolism.

I. Natural Green Smoothie Recipe with Berries

  • 1/2 cup raspberries (frozen or fresh)
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • 1 cup of apple juice
  • 4 dates (pit removed) Handful of spinach
  • 2-3 leaves of kale
  • Handful of parsley
  • 2 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • Slice of fresh ginger
  • ¼ tbsp Spirulina powder

Blend everything until smooth in a blender or food processor and enjoy

II. Healthy Green Smoothie Recipe with Apricots and Papaya

  • 1 cup carrot juice
  • 1 cup apricots pitted
  • 1 cup papaya sliced
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 tbsp Spirulina powder or Blue Algae Powder
  • 2 cups fresh herbs mix
  • handful of parsley
  • handful of dill
  • 1 tsp dry nettle
  • 1 banana

Blend everything until smooth in a blender or food processor and enjoy. Always try to adjust to your taste.

III. Homemade Green Smoothie Recipe with Pear and Pineapple

  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 pear sliced
  • 1 cup mango
  • 1 cup pineapple
  • 2 tbsp flax seeds
  • handful of parsley
  • 3 cup collards or beet greens
  • 1 kiwi

Blend everything until smooth in a blender or food processor and enjoy.

Bon Appetit 

 

Breathe, smile and be happy.

© Irina Wardas, HHC

Women’s Holistic Health Counselor, Nutrition Coach and Relationship Expert

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4 Responses to “Three Green Smoothie Recipes for Weight Loss, Detox, and Headaches”

  1. Cheryl Cholley Says:

    Saw your tweet on Twitter and had to stop by.

    I have all the makings of the third smoothie in my kitchen/garden and think I’ll give it a try.

    Wow! Antioxidants, phytonutrients and fiber, not to mention the Omega 3’s. Awesome mix!

    Love your recipe.

  2. Irina Wardas Says:

    Thank you, Cheryl. Glad you like them. Have a fabulous day. Breathe, smile and be happy.

  3. paul Says:

    Thank you very much for your information. This is cool. I’ll try with friends next time for sure 😉

  4. Pretty Says:

    I love this post!I’m Pretty from http://www.theenchantedhollow.com/ and I’m interested to try doing this smoothies out of vegetable since I’m a vegetarian.Thanks for this Yummy and Healthier post!

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