A green smoothie has become the most popular superfood trend in recent years, as it is the most easiest and effective way to improve your health and longevity. Dark leafy greens contain high-quality amino acids, important minerals, vitamins, antioxidants and beneficial phytonutrients. Phytonutrients are plant-based chemicals that support your immune system and may reduce life-threatening diseases.
Here are five simple steps to introduce a raw, nutrient-dense, delicious meal into your diet.
1. Choose your favourite leaves - 2 cups
2. Choose your base - 2 cups - filtered water or coconut water
3. Choose your fresh fruit - 2 pieces (use only two types of fruit)
4. Boost it! 1 teaspoon of one or more of chia seeds, flax seeds, spirulina/chlorella, hemp seed, raw cacao. pea based protein
Other options: maca powder, acai powder, cinnamon, almond butter, fresh ginger & tumeric...
5. Blend away and enjoy!