Smoothie Recipes: Smoothies With Spinach

The addition of creamy avocado brings anti-inflammatory omega-3s to the mix. Chocolate Spinach Smoothie Photo: Lizzie Fuhr Chocolate and spinach may not seem compatible, but this chocolate spinach superfood blend proves that they're a match made in smoothie heaven. Enjoy this smoothie as a snack or as a replacement to dessert. Kimberly Snyder's Glowing Green Smoothie Photo: Leta Shy Made up of about 70 percent green vegetables and 30 percent fruit, Kimberly Snyder's glowing green smoothie helps you eat far more greens than you ordinarily could. It's the perfect replacement for an afternoon snack or second cup of coffee; this smoothie will help satisfy and energise your body. Keep reading for two more green smoothies to try. Visit for more information.

Drink Your Vegetables: Our Favorite Green Smoothie Recipes

Well turn you into a regular Popeye with our roundup of the best green smoothie recipes out there with no need to sacrifice your tastebuds on dishwatery sludge or your wallet on fancy-shmancy superfoods from the Amazon. The only instructions are to blend the greens and liquid together first for ultimate smoothness (and less green chunks leftover in your teeth) and add fruit (or your favorite sweetener like agave or honey) to build the flavor to your desired sweetness. Just grab your blender and any of the delicious produce combinations below and get ready to go green. If you like: mojitos. Leave out the rum and sub in mild and refreshing romaine, otherwise known as the gateway green, to introduce yourself to the green smoothie flavor. Great for those morningsafter youve indulged in the real thing. Ingredients: Romaine lettuce (as much as you can fit in your blender before blending) 1 cup light coconut milk 1 cup frozen strawberries Visit for more information.

Smoothies: The Perfect Fruit and Vegetable Delivery System

But the U.S. government is urging us all to eat more. Unfortunately, they are having about as much success as mom and dad did. Were not trying to hide Brussels sprouts in our napkins anymore, but we are still not eating our vegetables . The latest USDA recommendations call for5 servings of vegetables (about 2.5 cups) and4 servings of fruit (about 2 cups) per day for most American adults. Visit for more information.