Raw Food Smoothies

You may have read my recent post and know my goal is to eat more raw food this month. Green smoothies are the easiest way I know of to do this. Green SmoothieEveryone is talking about them this time of year. Not only are smoothies the easiest way to get the entire raw plant into your body, but they also make the nutrients easy for your body to absorb. Along with many long term health benefits enjoying raw produce smoothies also offer some immediate benefits.

Many people have found that they can feel the difference in energy level the first day they try a green smoothie. Other people love that they are pretty easy on the go breakfast or snack.

Many people love how the improvements to their skin. Still others are just looking for a natural way to refresh their system and detox after the holidays. Whatever your goal we know that you will find a smoothie you love. Here are a few of our favorites:

Assorted Juice Side
Assorted Juice Side

Banana Berry Smoothie

• 2 cups frozen berries
• 3 ripe bananas
• 1 cup ice
• 1 cup cold filtered water
• 2 cups packed baby spinach
• Makes three 8-ounce glasses

Raw Vegan Pina Colada Green Smoothie

• 4 cups fresh or frozen ripe sweet pineapple
• 2 cups raw coconut water
• 2 cups ice (if using fresh pineapple)
• 1 cup chopped washed dandelion greens
• ½ cup dried shredded unsweetened coconut
• ¼ cup raw cashews
• ¼ cup dried chopped pitted dates or more to taste
• Makes four 8-ounce glasses

Extra Green Smoothie

(3 servings of greens per glass)
• 2 cups filtered water
• 8 oz. baby spinach (or half bunch mature spinach)
• 1 head romaine lettuce
• Juice from half lemon
• 3-4 stalks celery
• 1 banana
• 1 ripe pear
• 1 apple
• Makes four 8-ounce glasses

Ginger Pear Smoothie

• 5 ripe pears, cored and peeled
• 1 bunch flat leaf parsley
• 1 oz. ginger root, peeled
• 1 cup ice
• ½ cup filtered water
Originally posted in Brown Box Newsletters January 1, 2013.

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About Rachel

Owner @ Brown Box Organics.
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