The freshest, fastest way to get your veggies is in a smoothie. Cheers to this healthy, delicious smoothie that works in Any phase of the Fast Metabolism Diet! There are also variations available for each phase. So, try these Great Green Smoothies. Serves 1, but double the servings if you like.
Great Green Smoothies – Kale, Lemon, Ginger: Any Phase
Kale is a superfood, loaded with antioxidants. It’s wonderful for your skin, helping reduce fine lines and crepey skin. It also helps balance the body’s pH plus it can help reduce bloating and water weight.
1 cup water
A few cubes of ice
1/2 of a lemon, peeled and seeded
1/2 of a lime, peeled
1 cup packed kale
1/2 tablespoon grated, peeled ginger
pinch Celtic or Himalayan salt
If you have a high-powered blender like a Vitamix or Blendtec, green smoothies are not a problem. But if you have a regular blender, following these steps will get you a clump-free drink.
- Add water and ice first. The blades will spin more freely
- Add your leafy greens to the pitcher next
- Add chunky items next
- Add spices or seasonings
Now blend until smooth! You might have to stop and push everything down once or twice. If the smoothie is too thick, you can thin it with some water. In fact, one trick is to make a super thick smoothie, then store in the fridge. When you’re ready, just pop into a blender bottle, add water to thin it out, and shake. Another idea is to freeze in ice-cube trays, then thaw as you need them.
This recipes works as is for any Phase, any time.
Phase 1: Add 1 cup blueberries. The color will be weird but it will be delicious!
Phase 2: Add organic raw egg whites to make this a snack or breakfast for Phase 2.
Phase 3: Add 1/2 avocado for a creamy Phase 3 snack.
Fresh like a babies bottom, your insides will feel squeaky-clean. The mix of romaine, kale and spinach all contain a great amount of chlorophyll which helps bring more oxygen to the body, hello cell rejuvenation! The celery is a natural diuretic which is great for weight loss and the apple provides all that great fiber to keep you full. We dare you to meet the new you.
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