Recipes, Smoothie

I Drink This Smoothie For Breakfast

Green Smoothie

Lots of people ask me what I eat for breakfast.This breakfast smoothie incorporates lots  of high nutrient density foods which I want to consume every day. By starting my day with this high nutrient dense smoothie, even on days when I will be traveling, I am guaranteed that I will take in the nutrients which are so important to my lifestyle.

Rick’s Green Smoothie on YouTube

Water

2 Raw Carrots cut into chunks.

Fresh Ginger 2″

Fresh Turmeric 1″

1/2 Beet cut into chunks

Chopped Leafy Greens (kale, spinach, collard greens, beet tops, etc.)

1/4 teaspoon Ground Pepper

1/2 cup Pom Juice

1/2 cup Naked Green Machine Juice

1/2 cup Naked Mango Juice

Hibiscus Tea (pour until reaches max fill line)

2 Tablespoons Ground Flax Seed

2 Tablespoons Ground Chia Seed

1 cup Frozen Fruit (Rick uses Strawberries, bananas Blueberries and cherries)

In High Speed Blender

Put in turmeric, ginger, carrots and beets.

Pack in leafy greens into blender.

Add Naked Green Machine, Mango Juice, Pomegranate Juice and Hibiscus Tea.

Add Chia, Flax seeds and ground pepper.

Blend

Pour off about 12 ounces into a separate 32oz cup or large container and reserve.

Add frozen fruit and 1 cup water or until it reaches top of blender.

Blend

Pour into the reserved cup and other cups or containers.

Drink and Enjoy!

Do you like chocolate smoothies? Don’t care for bananas? Check out: Irwin’s Chocolate Smoothie YouTube

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Here are some links for the items we used in the Rick’s Green Smoothie on YouTube:

Vitamix High Powered Blender

Stainless Steel Smoothie Straws – Extra Wide

Pepper Mill

Stainless Steel 30 oz Insulated Cups

Pink Handle for 30oz Cup

Blue Handle for 30oz Cup

Hibiscus Tea

Tea Infuzer

Amy holds a Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate from T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and eCornell

 

 

Chocolate, Smoothie

Irwin’s Chocolate Smoothie – No Bananas

Amy and Rick Smoothie

Irwin’s Chocolate Smoothie YouTube

We have someone close to us who wanted a smoothie that was nutritious, delicious but did not look green in color or have bananas. He also wanted to gain weight.

This recipe can be made in any high speed blender. Rick made it in our Nutribullet because Irwin is a single guy.

Ingredients:

Water

1 large handful of chopped Kale or any leafy green

1/2 small beet

1 small or 1/2 large Carrot

1/2 cup blueberries (can be frozen)

1/3 cup Naked Juice Green Machine

1/3 cup Naked Juice Mango

1/2 cup Pomegranate Juice

1 heaping tablespoon of freshly ground, no salt added peanut butter (peanuts only ingredient)

1 – 2 tablespoons Cacao Powder

Stainless Steel Smoothie Straws

1 -2 tablespoons Oats

1 heaping tablespoon ground Organic Flax Seeds 

Place all ingredients in Nutribullet. Add water to maximum fill line.

Screw on blending wheel lid.

Blend (shake gently while blending) until smooth (about 10-15 seconds).

Optional ingredients: Avocado

Hope you enjoy this smoothie.

Please let me know how yours turned out and if you used any other ingredients.

I have helped many people recover from going off the wagon. If you would like help to prevent yourself from going off the wagon and learn other ways to navigate this lifestyle, please contact me for a coaching session. I have learned many strategies, tips and hacks while coaching people since 2012. I would love to help you be successful as well.

Amy holds a Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate from T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and eCornell

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