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Remember the days of heavy breakfasts of bacon and eggs, toast and jam? Traditionally eaten for years, you could almost have a sleep afterwards from the overload of heavy greasy food! Would you agree? Luckily eating habits have changed considerably and a wide range of food is perfect for breakfast without side effects. Drinking healthy breakfast smoothies each day is definitely a super simple way to add healthy and easily digestible fruit for the whole family.
Even fussy kids will love a great tasting smoothie, plus you can “hide” ingredients they would normally turn their noses up at. Unless of course they are super tasters! Eating enough fruits and vegetables can be a real challenge in today’s fast paced world!
Really any fruits and or vegetables can be made into a healthy smoothie to enjoy each morning. The possible combinations you’ll prefer will be those your taste buds like lol! My husband decided to try juicing red cabbage, telling me it was raspberry and beetroot. Needless to say, it was disgusting! So, think about good combinations which will be enjoyable. Do some experimenting… test some recipes and with practice you’ll soon be whipping up family favorites and feeling the many health benefits a good smoothie gives.
Our Morning Strawberry & Banana Smoothie
- 2 frozen banana’s
- 1 cup of frozen strawberries ( or substitute for any fruit you may have in your refrigerator) frozen is better though
- 2 cups of spring water
- 2 tbsp. bee pollen ( wonderful immune booster)
- 1/2 tsp. magnesium powder ( great for many things, such as bone building, and healthy digestion)
- 1 tbsp. liquid B 12 ( this is great to boost energy)
- 2 scoops of greens ( approx 2 tbsp)
How To Make Your Healthy Smoothie
First add the fruit, followed by the greens and bee pollen, next add the spring water, turn on blender, blend till fully mixed. Pour in glass and enjoy. Add ice if you like a cold smoothie in the warmer months
A great substitute for breakfast with an apple or other fresh fruit. This has become our morning meal. Not only does it taste great, but it adds energy to your day!
What Are We Doing New This Year?
We have stepped our smoothie ingredients up this year. We love adding Maca Powder, Chlorella Powder, and Spirulina Powder into our easy fruit smoothie recipes. All you need is a tablespoon or 2 and the powders blend in easily. Since adding the powders in, we have noticed a real difference in our energy levels over subsequent months So play around with ingredients and eventually get into the 3 I have mentioned above. They really are the energizers for your day!
We would all agree that juicing is a wonderful way to consume your daily intake of vitamins and minerals. However when life gets in the way and with people being so busy, powdered greens might very well be what we are all looking for to get our vital green intake up…
Learning how to make a green powder smoothie is very easy ! You simply add the powder to a glass of spring water and drink it, or you can bulk it up in your blender with other fruits and vegetables , making it a nice start to your day. We like to add some supplements in order to get our daily “goodness” in one simple glass.
Most people have very acidic bodies, and therefore need more organic green vegetables in their diet. So a quick convenient shortcut to take would be to incorporate the greens into your morning. Feeding your body and soul at the same time.
What Are Green Powders?
They are a specially formulated mega-concentration of grasses, green vegetables and natural fibers. Making a healthy smoothie low in calories, low in sugar and high in nutrients, one of the richest foods on the planet!
100% Chemical Free
They are free of any chemicals and are 100% natural. A vital food to the health of our bodies. Containing a host of vitamins, minerals, chlorophyll, and antioxidants. Because they are highly alkaline they assist in boosting the body’s energy levels, and remove toxins from the lymph system and encourage new cell growth.
SpirulinaOne other supplement to consider adding to your healthy smoothie is spirulina. It is a blue-green algae, and has gained recognition as one of nature’s “super foods”, because of it’s rich concentration of perfectly balanced amino acids (protein), fiber, vitamins, minerals, and other essential nutrients.
Spirulina helps to eliminate dioxins from your body. Dioxins are highly toxic chemical by products of certain industrial processes and waste incineration, and can not be avoided in today’s world in which we live.
The Benefits Of Greens
- Increased Energy
- Improved Immunity
- Joint Health
- Mental Clarity
- Fat Burning
- Improved Cardiovascular Health
- Decrease of Stress
- More efficient digestion
- Improved Circulatory System
The key to keeping up energy levels in an energetic lifestyle is consuming organic fruits and vegetables daily and finding some little short cuts to slip in a little extra each day to boost your body even more. By introducing a healthy smoothie into your day, I think you will soon see your quality of life and energy levels will rise. Make this one of the best decisions you can make for yourself today.
Green Smoothie Ideas
This tasty body cleansing healthy smoothie has been submitted from www.healthy-dietapedia.com
Green Vegetable Smoothie For Body Cleanse
- 1 Handful of baby spinach
- 2 Stalks of celery
- 1 Cucumber
- 2 Bananas
- Small amount of cabbage
- 2 Pears
- 1 Apple
- 1 cup water or ice cubes
Combine all the above ingredients into the blender, and blend for about 1 minute. For complete body detox use all organic vegetables and fresh spring water. You may also add a tablespoon of dry oatmeal or use milk instead of water to make it a healthy and balanced meal.