Do you love smoothies? Even if you do, there's a fair chance you haven't heard about green smoothies yet. If that's true, you are really in for a treat. These things are so good, you might even be able to get your whole family eating healthier green veggies. If you haven't had a green smoothie before, you may be wondering what the heck it is.
Well, there's no precise answer since there are lots of different recipes available. To put it simply, green smoothies are fruit smoothies that have leafy vegetables mixed in. Most people know that eating greens is good for you.
Even so, there are many people who don't find or make the time to include them in their diets. This is due to a variety of reasons; one of the most common is time restraints. But when you make a green smoothie, eating your leafy greens is as simple as drinking something! Who in the world doesn't have time to drink something simple? You'll be benefiting from a lot of nutrients and it will taste great. Breakfast is one of the best times to drink a green smoothie.
Those minerals and vitamins will really get you moving in the morning. You'll be amazed at the lack of fatigue and the feeling of focus you'll get. As an added bonus they help to regulate your digestive system as there is so much fiber. If you are at all familiar with green smoothies, you probably already know what goes in them.
However, in case you aren't quite sure, I have included a few of the ingredients that are usually in them. Here are some greens you could use: Chard, Cale, Spinach and Lettuce You're probably all ready to give this a try if you already love these ingredients. But if they're making you wrinkle your nose in disgust, read on! If you love fruit, it gets a lot better. Along with these greens it is a good idea to use fruits as well. Not only will they mask some of the leafy flavor (if you don't enjoy it) but it will also pack another nutrient punch. There are an unlimited number of different fruits to try.
Here are a few favorites: Strawberries, Blueberries, Bananas and Mangoes When you mix these different combinations you'll come out with something that the whole family can enjoy. You might even get your children on board to becoming healthier all the time. Smoothies have such a delicious novelty that it shouldn't too hard to convince everyone. Green smoothies are only as good as their recipes, so it is a great idea to read some as a starting off point for developing your own.
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