5 smoothie recipes to fuel a disease-free body

2. Belly-Fighting Green Breakfast Drink

This one’s got a long list of nutritious fruits and veggies and has enough fiber to fill you up in the morning and get you through to lunch time. It includes anti-inflammatory pineapple, magnesium-rich celery and alkaline lemons and limes to balance pH.


  • 2 cups spinach
  • ½ cucumber
  • 3 stalks celery
  • ½ bunch parsley
  • 3 carrots
  • 2 apples, cored
  • ¼ orange, peeled
  • ¼ lime, peeled
  • ¼ lemon, peeled
  • 1 bunch fresh mint
  • ¼ pineapple, peeled

Place the ingredients in a blender (you can leave the skin on the apples and cucumber) and puree, adding water or ice as needed.

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Spinach Smoothie
Joyce Hollman

By Joyce Hollman

Joyce Hollman is a writer based in Kennebunk, Maine, specializing in the medical/healthcare and natural/alternative health space. Health challenges of her own led Joyce on a journey to discover ways to feel better through organic living, utilizing natural health strategies. Now, practicing yoga and meditation, and working towards living in a chemical-free home, her experiences make her the perfect conduit to help others live and feel better naturally.