How to build your own green smoothie

Meal Plan | March 20, 2016 | By

Get creative and make a smoothie that you can call your own! Follow these simple steps to build a nutritious and delicious smoothie, that will work every time! 

STEP ONE
Pick 1 Liquid Base: (2 Cups)

  • Almond Milk
  • Cashew Milk
  • Coconut Milk
  • Coconut Water
  • Flax Milk
  • Green Tea
  • Hemp Milk
  • Kefir
  • Water

STEP TWO
Pick 1-3 Greens: (2 Cups *Packed*)

  • Arugula
  • Baby Spinach
  • Broccoli Leaves
  • Chives
  • Collard Greens
  • Coriander
  • Cucumber
  • Curly Kale
  • Dandelion Greens
  • Lettuce
  • Mint
  • Parsley
  • Silverbeet
  • Swiss Chard

STEP THREE
Pick 1-3 Fruit: (1-2 Cups Total)

  • Apple
  • Banana
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Cantaloupe
  • Cherries
  • Figs
  • Grapes
  • Grapefruit
  • Honeydew
  • Kiwi
  • Lemon
  • Lime
  • Mango
  • Nectarine
  • Orange
  • Papaya
  • Peach
  • Pear
  • Pineapple
  • Plum
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Tangerine
  • Watermelon

STEP FOUR
Pick 1 – Fat: (1-2 tbsp Total)

  • Avocado (use 1 half)
  • Almond Butter
  • Coconut Oil
  • Flax Oil
  • Nuts

STEP FIVE (Optional)
Pick 1 – Superfood:

  • Bee Pollen 1-2 tsp
  • Chia Seeds 1-2 tbsp
  • Flax Seeds 1-2 tbsp
  • Goji Berries 1-2 tbsp
  • Hemp Seeds 1-2 tsp
  • Maca Powder 1-2 tsp
  • Raw Cacao Powder 1-2 tbsp

Pick 1 – Supplement or Spice:

  • Acai Powder 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon 1-2 tsp
  • Ginger 1 tsp
  • Nutmeg 1 tsp
  • Protein Powder 1-2 tbsp

Pick 1 – Sweetener:

  • Agave
  • Coconut Sugar
  • Dates
  • Dark Chocolate Chips
  • Honey
  • Pure Maple Syrup
  • Stevia
  • Vanilla Extract