Tangy Fruity Smoothie - a "green" smoothie 

Prep time:            5 minutes

Prep notes: 

Cooking time:     1 minutes

Yields:                  3 people

 

 

Ingredients: 

1 cucumber cut into thick chunks (peeled if not organic)
1-2 carrots
2-3 bok choy leaves (depends on size you buy - some bok choy can be really small or really large)
1/2 - 1 cup of organic berry mix (Trader Joe's has a good one with blackberries, raspberries, strawberries and blueberries)
1 small handful of Goji berries
1 Kiwi (clean and leave skin on for added fiber and nutrients)
1 lime peeled (ok to leave white pith on - great nutrients there too!)
1 tbsp chia seeds
1 tbsp Vega Bodacious Berry protein powder (or you could try another powder you have at home or just a tbsp of raw honey for added sweetness and nutrients)
Spring water

 

 

Directions: 

Take all ingredients and put into your blender and blend on high.  I use a Vitamix blender which is powerful, but if you do not have one, see how your current belnder does at pulverizing these ingredients.  Also, I fill the water about half way up the ingredients, but you can experiment depending on how thick or juicy you like your drink.

 

I like some pretty green smoothies, but I think this is a good one even for beginners.  It's got a little tang, sweetness and of course, some greens!!

 

This makes a lot to drink so you may want to share with a friend or two!!  I can drink a lot by myself but everyone is different.

 

I hope you enjoy!!

 

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