Shine Bright Green Smoothie

Sandra

Recipe inspired by Kimberly Snyder’s Glowing Green Smoothie with a few tweaks to make it work for me. 

Okay friends, this recipe is one of the best things you can start doing for your body today! I first came across this recipe after giving birth to my third baby. I was feeling tired all the time and my mind felt extra cloudy. I was also losing so much hair and my skin was bad… Ummm, really bad. So, I decided to give it a try with minor changes that worked a little better for me. The Shine Bright Green Smoothie was exactly what my body needed — I just didn’t know it.

It’s full of antioxidants and light enough to get you going in the morning. I make it every morning, it is currently the first thing I have after I workout. I’ve been taking it for three weeks now and I already feel a natural energy boost. I make one serving at a time, but you could do up to two servings and store it in the fridge. Up to you!

Shine Bright Green Smoothie

Sandra
Prep Time 8 mins
Course Breakfast, Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 186 kcal

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup cold filtered water
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 celery stalks, halved
  • 1 cup romaine lettuce
  • ½ cup  cucumber
  • 10 leaves cilantro, thick stems cut off (optional)
  • ½ apple, cored, seeded, and quartered
  • ½ cup pineapple, cubed
  • ½ banana
  • ½ lemon juice

Instructions
 

  • Place the water, ice, spinach, celery, romaine, cucumber and herbs into a blender (I use a Vitamix) and secure the lid. Start the blender on low speed, then gradually increase the speed and blend until smooth. Add the apple, pineapple, banana, and lemon and blend until smooth.
    Serve & Enjoy! Share your pretty smoothie and tag @sandroxxie
Keyword Breakfast smoothie, Detox smoothie, Green smoothie

There ya go! A super simple recipe just in time for the summer weather. The Shine Bright Green Smoothie is adaptable to whatever you have on hand. But… I find that sticking to this version or the original recipe, gives the best results. I usually rinse and chop the ingredients over the weekend, this way they are ready to go for my busy mornings. What’s your favorite smoothie recipe? If you are looking for more of my favorite morning go-to’s, try out my protein shakes HERE…. Enjoy, friends!

xo, Sandra  

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