#FlavorfulFriday – Green Smoothies

Green Smoothies from Healthy, Fit & Barefoot!

It’s that time of year when I really crave green smoothies. When it’s super hot out I just want something cool and refreshing to eat for lunch and green smoothies are a fun and easy way for me to get in my greens. Green smoothies can get quite boring though and I am always searching for new recipe ideas to change it up a bit.

Green Smoothie from Healthy, Fit & Barefoot!

This latest recipe is one that I haven’t gotten tired of yet and is very easy to mix-n-match ingredients to change it up a bit.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla coconut milk (or almond milk)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • two handfuls of greens (I use a mixture of baby spinach, kale & chard)
  • 1/4 avocado
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup strawberries (or any fruit – apple, mango, pineapple, raspberries, blueberries, peaches, pears)
  • 1 TBSP almond butter
  • 1 TBSP flax seeds
  • 1 TBSP chia seeds
  • 1 TBSP hemp seeds
  • 1 oz of Navitas Naturals Goldenberries
  • sprinkle of cinnamon
  • ice cubes

Green Smoothie Recipe from Healthy, Fit & Barefoot!

Variations: Add in some unsweetened shredded coconut, raw honey, cacao powder

Green Smoothie from Healthy, Fit & Barefoot!

Blend & Enjoy!

I can’t wait for the Countertop from The Orange Chef to come out this Fall so I can get even more personalized smoothie (and other meal/snack) ideas! Check it out and get 50% off your pre-order. The Countertop is like having your own personal chef!

Countertop by Orange Chef from Healthy, Fit & Barefoot!

Do you enjoy green smoothies? What’s your favorite recipe variation?

Carrie A Groff
– Healthy, Fit & Barefoot!

“Happiness is Barefoot on the Beach”

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