Strawberry – Grapefruit Smoothie from Whole Living Magazine

Makes three 1 ¾ cup servings

1 grapefruit, peeled, seeded, and chopped
2 cups hulled fresh or frozen strawberries
1 sweet apple
1 inch fresh ginger
1 cup water

Combine all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth.

Green Machine Smoothie from Whole Living Magazine

Makes 2 servings

6 chopped romaine leaves
4 chopped kale leaves
½ cup fresh parsley sprigs
½ cup chopped pineapple
½ cup chopped mango
1 inch fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
1 ½ cups water

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Green Smoothie

1 cup kale
1 Granny Smith apple
1 banana
½ cup parsley

Beet and Carrot Smoothie

1 small beet, medium carrot, steamed until tender
Blend with 1 sweet apple, 1 ripe pear, 2 Tbsp. lemon juice, 2 tsp. minced ginger

Hot Chocolate Smoothie (from Dr. Ben Kim)

3/4 cup water
2-3 teaspoons of raw chocolate powder
1 ripe banana (mashed) 
a pinch of nutmeg 
a pinch of cinnamon
2 teaspoons of honey

Blend it all together and heat it in the microwave or on the stove. Delicious, healthful–and warm!

Warm Banana Spice Smoothie

1 banana (helps if it’s ripe)
1/4 inch knob of fresh ginger
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
3/4 cup of HOT almond milk

Warm the banana in the microwave for 20-30 seconds, heat the milk on the stove, then put everything in a blender. 2 minutes and done! 




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