Thursday, January 16, 2014


Do you find it hard to eat enough greens? Try this SUPER 8 SMOOTHIE and discover an easy way to get your greens in. This smoothie is full of vitamines, enzymes and healthy fats and will boost your immune system, clear your mind and give you power for the day! And it even tastes good :)
This smoothie is packed with vitamin c against colds, potassium for mental health, dietary fiber for good digestion, vitamin B12 often missing in a vegan diet, selenium, protein for muscle maintenance and growth and even cancer-fighting flavonoids. What more could you possibly want? Drink this powerhouse to stay healthy and happy this year- no matter on which diet you are.

Here are the 8 super ingredients:
Broccoli: one cup of broccoli contains the RDA of the antioxidant vitamin C and a high amount of potassium ensuring optimal brain function.
Spinach: one cup of spinach is 20% of the RDA of dietary fiber, which aids in digestion and curbs overeating. Spinach also contains high amounts of flavonoids, which were shown to prevent cancer.
Parsley: parsley is rich in vitamin B12 often lacking in vegan diets. Parsley also supports kidney function by flushing out excess body fluids.
Apple: the phytonutrients in apples can help regulate your blood sugar and apples are rich in antioxidants.
Lemon: lemons are a rich in vitamin c and cleanse skin and mind.
Ginger: ginger improves the absorption of essential nutrients in the body.
Brazil nuts: brazil nuts are one of the best sources of selenium, an essential mineral, and they are rich in protein.
Water: water is the main compound of the human body and is the best beauty elixir.

Makes 32 oz

1 cup broccoli florets
1 cup baby spinach
1 1/2 red sweet apples, chopped
juice of 1 lemon
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1 inch of ginger
5-7 brazil nuts
1-1.5 cups water

Blend all ingredients and serve immediately. 


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