Just one taste of this smoothie and you will be hooked for life.
If you are new to green smoothies – this is a great recipe to start with because it’s just so addictively delicious. And I promise you can’t taste the greens, just a heavenly sweet and intensely tropical taste.
I love making this fantastically refreshing smoothie for my breakfast when I have a busy day ahead of me.
It takes literally one minute to make in my Blentec blender and I know that when I turn this into a Green Thickie and have it for breakfast, I’ve had a good portion of healthy foods to see me through until lunch.
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The chia seeds contain protein and are great for keeping you hydrated. The Pineapple contains a compound called bromelain which not only enhances immune function but also prevents cancer, improves gut health and promotes healing. Mango also is extremely beneficial to health, antioxidants found in it have been shown to prevent against leukemia as well as breast, prostate and colon cancers.Print
Healthy Start Complete Meal Green Smoothie Recipe
- Prep Time: 2 minutes
- Total Time: 2 minutes
- Yield: 2 servings 1x
- 6 oz water
- 1 tbsp chia seeds (Fibre, Omega 3 fats and Protein)
- 1 tbsp maple syrup (or your choice of sweetener), optional
- 1 banana (Fiber, Potassium, Vitamin A)
- 1 ½ cups kale (Aids digestion, full of vitamins, Magnesium and Folate)
- 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks (Vitamin c, Bromelain)
- ¾ cup frozen mango chunks (Antioxidants, Vitamins)
- 1 cup ice cubes
To turn this into a Green Thickie (complete meal green smoothie) add 1 filler
- Add ingredients to FourSide or WildSide+ jar in order listed and secure lid. (get a discount on your blender here)
- Select “Smoothie” cycle or blend on a Medium Low speed for 10 seconds
- Then select Medium High speed for 30 seconds.
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