Fruit smoothies are a great tasting treat that can be enjoyed easily and affordably. They can be consumed as a snack as well as a balanced meal depending on the ingredients used. Smoothies are great for the body because they are mostly liquid, which makes them easy for the body to absorb, not to mention they are chock full of vitamins and minerals.
There are many great fruits that you can add to a fruit smoothie to make it to your personal taste. If you really want an opportunity to feed your body the foods that it needs in the most simple form you may also want to try green smoothies. Green smoothies are those that incorporate dark green leafy vegetables.
Smoothies have been popular for a long time, but green smoothies are the new thing to do because it can provide the body with so many great components. Most of us don’t get enough greens, but when you add them to a smoothie, suddenly it is a lot easier to get all of the green foods you need, to get a boost of extra nutrients. Adding even 30 to 40% green leafy vegetables to your smoothies will give you what you need but also allow you to continue to enjoy yummy smoothies! Below is a green smoothie recipe to get you started:
- 1 cup orange juice
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 cup blueberries
- 1 banana
- 1-2 cups chopped parsley
Add the ingredients to a blender, blend, pour, and enjoy.