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Green smoothie

Ben
Green smoothie, with variable ingredients to suit ABO and availability of fresh ingredients, local and organic, if possible. This can be a first course or a full meal.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 4 mins
Total Time 24 mins
Course Smoothies
Cuisine Paleo, Vegan
Servings 2

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients
  

  • handful spinach, kale, chard, or other green leafy
  • 1 lemon, lime, or grapefuit
  • 1 cooked red beet
  • 1 apple or handful pineapple, blueberries, strawberries (A), or other berries in season
  • 1 carrot
  • 1-2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds, walnuts, hemp seeds, chia seeds, or almonds
  • 10 drops pure stevia extract (> 90% steviosides)
  • 700 milliliters carbonated (O) or flat water
  • ΒΌ teaspoon ginger (O), cinnamon (A), or clove
  • teaspoon apple cider vinegar

Instructions
 

  • Wash and then chop green leafy vegetable (so it does not clog the turrning blades of the blender), and put it in the blender.
  • Peel citrus fruit, cut into quarters, and put in the blender.
  • Put cooked red beet in the blender.
  • Remove the core from the apple, cut it into quarters, or else wash a handful of berries, and put in the blender.
  • Wash, peel, and chop carrot into slices the thickness of two to three coins, and put them in the blender.
  • Put nuts or seeds, stevia, water, spices, and apple cide vinegar in the blender.
  • Blend on highs speed for at least two minutes.
  • Pour and drink up promptly. Yum.

Notes

Optional supplements are :
  • one half to one teaspoon of chlorella or spirulina (for more magnesium and detox),
  • one half to one teaspoon of chocolate or carob (for taste and nutrients),
  • one to two drops of peppermint essential oil (for taste and digestion),
  • reishi or he shou wu mushroom powder (free of heavy metals, for nutrients),
  • bee pollen or brewer's yeast (for vitamin B),
  • vitamin C, niacin (B3), cobalamin (B12), or vitamin D (not from lanolin),
  • protein powder, such as pea or whey, and
  • any others to suit your taste (and blood type).