“Eat your vegetables.”
Is there any one of us who never heard our mother say this?
She never said, “Drink your vegetables.”
Truth be told, the “green smoothie” trend has always left me cold. I never could see myself drinking a thick mixture of spinach, kale or arugula — let alone combining them with things I actually enjoy, like chocolate, coconut or lemon.
Well, I’m here to tell you that it’s not so bad…
In fact, if you choose carefully, you can find one or two “go-to” smoothies that will offer you a serving or two of those dark, leafy greens, fill your tank for the morning, and leave your taste buds more than satisfied!
Here are five that I’ve tried and enjoyed, in no particular order. They all contain a wealth of fruits and veggies, and are geared to balance your pH toward the alkaline side, decreasing your risk of a host of diseases that feed on acid.