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Smoothie

Green Cleanse Smoothie Recipe

Increase your energy levels and boost your Vitamin C with this healthy smoothie. – by Lottie Dalziel

Boost Juice
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Servings: 1
  • Vegan: Vegetarian

One of the best ways to stay fit and healthy, increase energy levels, lose weight and improve the condition of our skin is by increasing the amount of nutrients that we get in our diet. Increasing our intake of fruits and vegetables is an important step towards good health however filling your plate with vegetables is not always that easy. Give your health a kick start by introducing smoothies into your daily diet to really give your body a boost of vitamins and antioxidants.

Fiona Tuck, Boost Juice’s Nutrition and Skin Expert has created this Vitamin C packed smoothie to keep you going all day. Smoothies are easy to digest, filling and packed full of nutrients and make a delicious snack or on the go quick breakfast.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped pineapple
  • 1 small handful of spinach, chopped
  • 1 kiwi fruit, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup of coconut water

Method

  • Blend all ingredients together in a blender until smooth. This smoothie is packed with Vitamin C. Vitamin C is especially effective at protecting cells from damage, fighting inflammation and strengthening the immune system. The adrenal glands need more vitamin C when we are under stress, so be sure to increase vitamin C-rich foods during stressful times. Foods high in vitamin C include berries, lemons, oranges, pineapple, kiwi, kale, parsley, greens.

 

Tomato-Kale Gazpacho Smoothie

Ingredients 1 small tomato, quartered3/4 cup tomato juice cocktail, chilled2 Tbsp. minced fresh cilantro leaves1 small garlic clove, chopped1/4 jalapeno pepper (or to taste), chopped1/4 tsp. ground cuminJuice of 1/2 fresh lime (about 1 Tbsp.)Small wedge of fresh lime and a cherry tomato for garnish (optional) Directions 1. Freeze tomato in a plastic bag until hard, about 3 to 4 hours. (They will keep up to one week. Several tomatoes may be frozen at a time.) 2. Place frozen tomato, juice, cilantro, garlic, jalapeno, cumin and lime juice in a blender. Puree until well blended and almost smooth. 3. Pour into a tall tumbler filled with ice cubes. Garnish, if desired, with a small wedge of lime and a cherry tomato, speared on a short skewer and added to the glass like a swizzle stick. Serve immediately. Makes 1 serving. (Recipe can be multiplied to make more servings, but you may want to cut down on garlic and jalpeno if you do.

With five different vegetables in one glass, this can sub in for a whole salad—fast.

Andalusian cuisine
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Servings: 2
  • Calories: 112 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/4 c.
  • water2 tbsp.
  • lime juice1/2 c.
  • plain Greek yogurt1/4 tsp.
  • ground cumin2
  • large kale leaves, stems removed1 c.
  • fresh or canned diced tomatoes1
  • small carrot, chopped1
  • small english cucumber, chopped1/2
  • rib celery, chopped1/2 c.
  • ice

NUTRITION (per serving)

  • 112 calories,
  • 8 g protein,
  • 16 g carbs (3 g fiber),
  • 8 g sugars,
  • 2.5 g fat,
  • 79 mg sodium
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