Thursday, January 10, 2013

It's Smoothie Day!

 Then again, every day is smoothie day!  I have several recipes to share with you today from various sources.
Blending fruits and vegetables into a nutritious and delicious smoothies allows your body to absorb more of the important vitamins and minerals that these foods provide! Absorption is at it's peak on an empty stomach, so be sure to drink your smoothie every morning!  They are good any other time of the day too!

Broccoli Grapefruit Detox Smoothie 

1 large banana, peeled
1 cup broccoli, chopped
1/2 red grapefruit, peeled8 ounces of homemade almond milk

Beet-Berry Smoothie

Beets are excellent for cleansing your blood. They are somewhat sweet and they add color to your smoothies        
1 small beet root, peeled and chopped
1/2 cup frozen blueberries1 cup strawberries
1 small orange, peeled and deseeded
8 ounces homemade almond milk

2 cups kale
1 cup water 
6 ice cubes 
1 cup cranberries 
2 peeled oranges
2 bananas 
4 tbsp ground flaxseed. 
1/4 t cinnamon
1/4 t ginger

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