Friday, March 21, 2014

Recipe (Re)creation: The PERFECT Green Smoothie

I wish I could take full credit for this recipe.  Alas, I cannot.  I found it on a wonderful blog called, oh she glows. I added flaxseeds to the original recipe and tinkered a bit with quantities, but otherwise, I stayed pretty true to the original.  I will say, it is a pretty darn near perfect smoothie.  You can also swap the apple for a pear, if you prefer.  I have tried both, and it turns out delicious either way.  Your body will thank you for this one.

Serves 1-2


  • 1 cup baby kale
  • 1 gala apple, cubed
  • 1/2 large english cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tbsp. fresh ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1/2 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp. ground flaxseeds
  • 5 ice cubes


-Place the kale, apples, cucumber, lemon juice, ginger, coconut oil, and flaxseeds in a high powered blender or Vitamix.  
-Next add the ice and maple syrup and blend until smooth.
-Serve immediately and gulp down the liquid goodness!


  1. Been looking for a good green smoothie mix for the cleanse I'm doing right now. Can't wait to try this!

    1. Hooray! You'll love it! Try is with a pear instead of an apple too. Equally yummy ; )

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