I have been hearing a bunch of my friends talking about the "green drinks" they are drinking to boost their health & weight-loss....so I decided there needed to be a post about these drinks! I drink my "green drink" combo about 3 times per week & that is the first recipe I am sharing:
JENN'S GREEN DRINK
3 Cups Water
1 Cup Baby Spinach
3 Celery stalks
5 slices of Cucumber
Big handful of frozen Strawberries
Big scoop of Vanilla Protein Powder
4 Ice Cubes
Scoop of Flaxseed
I have a Magic Bullet blender, but you can use a regular blender. Just blend together the spinach & 1 C. water first & then add everything else & blend until smooth. Makes ONE big glass!!! Perfect for a mid-morning or mid-afternoon snack! YUMMY! You won't even taste the greens!
Studio 5 Health and Fitness Contributor Melanie Douglass shares three recipes for green drinks.
Oprah's Green Drink
3 stalk celery
1 chunk fresh ginger
1 cup spinach
Combine all ingredients in a juicer and blend until smooth. Makes 2 glasses
Bob Harper's (Biggest Loser) Green Drink
This can be used as a meal replacement! It is a BIG drink and could be considered 2 servings.
Bob's Green Drink
Add all ingredients (listed below) to a blender and blend until combined.
1 TBSP Ground Flax Seed (40 calories)
2 TBSP Protein Powder (50 calories)
Fruits & Veggies (180 calories)
1 Cup Fresh Kale (30 calories)
1 Cup Frozen Spinach (30 calories)
1/2 Cup Blueberries (35 calories)
½ Small Banana (40 calories)
1/2 Cup Frozen Pineapple (45 calories)
20 oz. H20
The Healthy Green Drink
Considered "The all Green Green Drink"
1 bunch watercress
1 green apple
4 mint leaves
1/4 cup water
1 cup ice
Blend and add more water as necessary.