What is a Green Thickie? The Basics of this New Unique Green Drink
Green Thickies are a new health craze. The reason they are so unique is that they are a complete healthy meal drink. These new
What is a Green Thickie?
A Green Thickie is a fruit smoothie with OATS or other healthy grains to fill you up. They also include a portion of SEEDS or NUTS per smoothie which provide you with your omega 3s. They include Greens to provide you with the ultimate energising boost to your morning. You won’t have to add other foods to your diet as this drink contains everything you need for health, vitality and to help you last until lunch.
What makes a Green Thickie delicious?
Even though the thickie has greens in it such as Spinach, you can’t taste them at all as there is so much fruit that it overpowers the taste with fruity sweetness.
How is a Green Thickie so healthy?
There are 100% natural healthy ingredients in these green drink recipes, and best of all you get to decide exactly what goes in it. There are many green thickie recipes you can try, but feel free to substitute your own ingredients to suit your own health, budget and tastes.
The smoothie contains greens which give you an energy boost and are bursting with essential nutrients. Green thickies include fruit which also contains health promoting vitamins and minerals to give you energy and vitality. What really turns a green smoothie into a green thickie is the addition of oats or other healthy grains. Not only do oats lower cholesterol, they also are extremely filling, keeping your blood sugars stable and filling you up until your next meal. A Green Thickie is truly a complete healthy meal in a glass.
Can I lose weight drinking Green Thickies?
A green thickie will help you to lose weight as part of a balanced diet. As they contain only healthy whole foods which are passed much more quickly through your body and aren’t stored so much as fat, you will find weight loss much easier with green thickies.
All of the green drink recipes provide the number of calories and fat so you can be sure of the nutritional information. Although they are great for weight loss, you won’t believe you are on a diet if you drink Green Thickies as they are just so filling. You can also follow one of our Green Thickie challenges to help you lose the weight you need.
Can I give Green Thickie to kids?
Yes, green thickies are great for the whole family especially kids. Although some children aren’t used to the colour, you could try giving it to them in a coloured cup with a lid and straw, and once they find out how tasty they are, they won’t mind the colour of them.
Green Thickies have everything you need to provide a healthy balanced meal for your children in one cup. This means you don’t have to worry that they aren’t getting their nutrients as they have had at least one extremely nutritious meal.
They are also really fast to drink so great for busy parents too. They will give you enough energy to get through the day and still have enough energy to play with your kids.
How do I make a green thickie?
The best part is, they are really fast to make. Either follow one of the green drink recipes, or experiment with green thickies using the 6 essential ingredients. A batch of green thickie takes just a few minutes to whizz up in the blender and you have Green Thickies for the whole family to share. They will also keep well in the fridge for a few days.
Let me know what you think of these amazing new green drink recipes.
Have a read of The Raw Family’s explanation about why Greens are so good for us.
This post has been shared with these Fabulous blog hops.Green Thickies also co-hosts a blog hop, Healthy Vegan Fridays so join us on Friday to find fabulous health related articles and healthy recipes.. The best type of blender to make Green Thickies is a Vitamix and you will get beautifully smooth Green Thickies, but you can use whatever type of blender you have or can afford. This blender is reasonably priced and will easily make green thickies along with lots of other delicious food.
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