Smoothies with Rina
Join Us Virtually, March 7, at the Morning Wellness Retreat
Green smoothies are fruit and greens blended; you can throw in many extras, but that’s the starting point. They are a boost of nutrition and can be made more or less filling. I try to go heavy on the greens because I don’t get as many greens as I would like to otherwise (on the other hand, I don’t always want my entire smoothie tasting like parsley). Did you know that a cup of chopped kale has about 3 grams of protein? And 1 tablespoon of hemp seeds has 10 grams of protein, 20mg of calcium, iron, magnesium, as well as omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. We all know that berries have been stealing the show with their nutritional content, but even plain old bananas, oranges, and plums have great stuff for your body too! Greens are treasure troves of vital micronutrients, vitamins, and minerals for your body. And cleaning a blender is way easier than cleaning a juicer! These three smoothies that I chose to share are just a few of the millions of ways you can blend up a green smoothie. For all of these, adjust according to taste, and continue to experiment!
The Basic and Pina Calada recipes well be covered durring our Visions & Voices morning wellness smoothie demo.
|The Switch Up|
|I love to Blend|
|The Not So Sweet|
|You can also think about adding: hemp seeds, cucumber, parsley, cilantro, a clove (or half!) of fresh garlic, scallions, ground walnuts, diced tomatoes, frozen peas, a few raw cubed zucchini (yes! It does taste good!) edamame, finely diced mango.|
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