Archive - Green Smoothies

Kale Green Smoothie with Mango and Bananas

Kale Green Smoothie with Mango and Bananas // wishfulchef.comIt’s been a long time since I posted a green smoothie recipe. Maybe it’s because of the terrible weather we’ve been having on the East Coast because all I want to eat is comfort food like roast chicken and potatoes…nothing wrong with that! But to lighten up my winter blues, a healthy green smoothie will do the trick!
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Swiss Chard Green Smoothie – The Perfect Cold Remedy

Swiss Chard Green Smoothie   The Perfect Cold Remedy // wishfulchef.comIt’s cold and flu season and it’s hitting our family hard this year. Instead of relying on drugs, my go-to home remedy is a healthy smoothie. This nutrient packed green smoothie has everything your body needs to fight the cold including an extra Vitamin C boost from a whole grapefruit.
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Spinach Pineapple Green Smoothie with Almond Milk and Bananas

Spinach Pineapple Green Smoothie with Almond Milk and Bananas // wishfulchef.comI love mixing tropical fruit into my green smoothies. My latest concoction is this spinach, banana, almond milk and pineapple mix. It turned out to be a super creamy and refreshing green smoothie, perfect for a morning pick-me-up.
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Green Smoothie Popsicles with Fresh Parsley and Berries

Green Smoothie Popsicles with Fresh Parsley and Berries // wishfulchef.comFresh parsley is one of my favorite ingredients in green smoothies but will it work in popsicles? Of course! We just came off a big heat wave here in New York City so what’s more fitting than a healthy treat that keeps you cool. And best of all, everything is sweetened with all-natural ingredients like fresh berries and ripe bananas.
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Parsley Green Smoothie with Apple, Orange and Banana

Parsley Green Smoothie with Apple, Orange and Banana // wishfulchef.comI hope everyone had a great holiday and a wonderful New Year’s. So have you made your 2013 resolutions? For everyone who wants to live a healthier lifestyle, I suggest to start drinking green smoothies because the benefits are endless (see my intro post here)! A glass full will give you a boost of energy and is packed with fiber, antioxidants and vitamins, the perfect morning routine to get you going through the day.
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Kale Green Smoothie with Grapefruit and Bananas

Kale Green Smoothie with Grapefruit and Bananas // wishfulchef.comIt’s been a while since my last green smoothie post. Kale is one of my favorite ingredients in a green smoothie because it’s packed with vitamins and fiber, and lowers your blood sugar, promotes regular digestion and curbs overeating. And since kale leaves have a tough exterior, be sure to blend the mixture on the highest speed until nice and smooth. Serve chilled with optional ice cubes for a healthy summer drink!
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Celery Green Smoothie with Mango, Banana and Goji Berries

Celery Green Smoothie with Mango, Banana and Goji Berries // wishfulchef.comIf you haven’t had goji berries before, they are a great snack and also work really well in smoothies. They’re sweet, healthy and rich in antioxidants and Vitamin A. Make sure you soak the goji berries in water before blending. This will plump them up, release their juices and allows for easy blending. I mixed in some celery, bananas and mango chunks, resulting in a bright orange color, similar to my vegan goji berry shake. You can find goji berries at most health food stores, Whole Foods or on Amazon.
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