This blog post is from one of my contributors Sara.
Yes, thatâs how my son says âsmoothies.â Â He begs for them! Â Seriously, both you and your kids can benefit from a daily green smoothie. It’s a great way to get veggies into a picky eater (adult or child!) Â I got on the smoothie kick as part of a cleanse after attending a detox seminar at Red Mountain Spa (awesome place) and reading the book “Clean.” Â As Dustin talks about on his website, itâs important to get this post-workout nourishment Â for your muscles. Â (no more than one hour afterwards).
Saraâs Green Smoothie
2 cups coconut water
1 cup lowfat milk or almond milk
1 scoop protein powder such as featured on Dustinâs site http://dustinmaherfitness.com/prograde/
Â˝ ripe banana or 1 cup frozen berries
1 apple or pear, skin on, cored
Fresh ginger- one inch
Â˝ tsp vanilla extract
Â˝ tsp cinnamon
Large Handful of spinach or other greens
1 tbs. Chia seeds (Selba)
Blend until smooth! Serves 2. It keeps in the fridge just fine for a day.
Other things that I love to add to smoothies:
Dates (great to use to sweeten if you donât have fruit on hand)
Parsley (you wouldnât believe how good it is for you!)
What’s your favorite “moothie” additive?