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Healthy Smoothie!

Are you looking for a quick, healthy, simple breakfast or meal?

Here are some of our favorite delicious and nutritious smoothie recipes that will help boost your energy and have you feeling great all day long.

These nutrient-packed smoothie recipes will jump start your body and provide your body with many essential antioxidants, omega-3 fats, vitamins, minerals and enzymes.

First let’s take a closer look at some awesome healthy ingredients that can be added to any smoothie recipe. These are all highly nutrient dense ingredients and all whole foods.

Coconut

Coconut water is a natural isotonic beverage and loads the body with electrolytes. It purifies the intestines while kick starting your metabolism. You can get it from fresh baby coconuts which can be found at most health food stores and almost any asian market or grocer.

You can also get Coconut milk at the store, but the fresh coconut is better as its raw and maintains all the healthy phytonutrients and enzymes.

Hemp Seeds

Hemp seeds are easily digestible and a highly absorbable source for protein, amino acids and essential fatty acids (EFA’s). They make a great complement to salads as well.

You can also get hemp oil at the store or order it online here. The omega-3s and essential fatty acids contained in hemp seed oil are required in our diet more than many other nutrients, yet our bodies do not naturally produce them. The ratio of these omegas is crucial and using hemp as your source is most ideal for the body.

Cacao

Does your mouth water at the thought of chocolate? Not only does RAW cacao beat the other highest sources of antioxidants, it also contains an impressive percent of our daily value of iron in one ounce! When we use raw cacao, we get the rich chocolate taste and the super food nutrition it offers.

Juice Plus+ Complete

Juice Plus+ is food and provides the body with phytonutrients and enzymes from 28 vine ripened fruits, veggies and berries. Small batch testing insures this concentrated food powder is free of pesticide, herbicide, fungicide, molds, bacteria, mildew, radiation and heavy metals. This option bridges the gap between the amount of raw produce we are able to consume everyday and the amount suggested to prevent disease.

I open the Juice Plus+ capsules and empty the juice powders into my smoothies.

You can also get a Juice Plus+ Complete Smoothie mix in vanilla and chocolate. The Complete has 11 grams of plant-based protein per 100 calories (from water-washed soy, peas, chickpeas, tofu, rice, algae, and other plant sources). It has almost 7 grams per 100 calories in a healthful blend of soluble and insoluble fibers from apples, corn, rice and other plant sources. It has less than 1/2 gram of fat per 100 calories and only 8 grams per 100 calories from organic sugar cane, monk fruit, stevia and other plant sources.

The Complete also has all-natural plant sources of slow releasing, low-glycemic index carbohydrates include quinoa, amaranth, and millet in a proprietary blend of “ancient grains” that have been cultivated for centuries.

You can order the Juice Plus+ Complete shake online.

Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Adding these ingredients to our smoothies helps us get closer to consuming the suggested 9-13 servings of raw fruits and vegetables everyday! They also ensure our body’s dietary fiber and protein.

Always purchase organic & local whenever possible. Google the dirty dozen list to see an updated list of the most important organic produce choices to avoid the conventional produce that contains the most pesticides.

 

Sensational Smoothie

1½ cup coconut water or coconut milk (I use So Delicious coconut milk)
1 banana or half an avocado
1 cup frozen fruit (blueberries, strawberries or any you prefer)
2 tablespoons hemp seeds
1 tablespoon hemp oil
1 tablespoon raw cacao
Juice Plus capsules, Orchard, Garden & Vineyard
1scoop Juice Plus+ Complete Shake

 

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1 Cup H2o or Coconut H2o
1 Cup Orange Juice
2 Cups of Fresh Strawberries
1 Sliced Peach
1-2 Handfuls of Ice cubes
1 Scoop Juice Plus Complete Shake
Add any of the optional ingredients listed above for maximum nutrition.

 

Chocolate Strawberry Kiss

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Chocolate Strawberry Kiss Smoothie

1 cup strawberry, sliced
1/2 cup milk (I use Coconut Milk by So Delicious)
1/2 cup H2o or Coconut H2o
1 Scoop Juice Plus+ Complete Shake

 

Green Dream

1 cup water or Coconut water
1 Kiwi
1 peeled orange
2 cups kale or spinach
1 scoop Juice Plus+ Complete Shake Vanilla

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7 Comments For This Post

  1. Kerry Coates Says:

    We have lots of recipes using our delicious protein powders!

  2. Dr. Carol Says:

    I LOVE the idea of adding the raw cacao to a Chocolate Smoothie. I use raw Cacao nibs in a yummy “Chocolate” raw cookie I make but never thought about putting it into a smoothie………yummy! And I love coconut milk as a base too! Thanx Tom! ~Dr. Carol

  3. admin Says:

    You’re welcome Carol! Cacao and coconut go great together in smoothies

  4. Pauline Says:

    I’m trying the Cacao tomorrow morning!I bet that will taste wonderful!

  5. Billie Swanagan Says:

    Great article, exactly what I needed.

  6. Joeann Says:

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  7. admin Says:

    Hi Joeann, Absolutely! You can re-print it on your forum. Wishing you an awesome day!

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