The easiest thing you’ll ever do to dramatically boost your health
A green smoothie like this spinach based one, is everything you need to take charge of your health. Just start with 2 a day, and this will give you your daily fruit and veg antioxidants all in one go!
I’m no longer a resolutions person. I was for years until I realised that it was too depressing to cheerily wave them off at the door on Jan 1st only to have them fizzle out each February (or Jan 12th!) Now I’m a habits girl. Powerful daily habits, no less. Shaken not stirred.
This year the habit is: “just drink a bloody green smoothie already”
If you’re new to smoothies, then the “just do it” approach might seem a bit odd (and pushy) but I’m speaking a bit tongue in cheek to those of us that have been getting barraged with “eat your fruit and veg” and “drink green smoothies they are out of this world!” type magazine articles, but haven’t yet quite done it habitually. Hey – I was that person for years. But I finally bit the bullet and found this easy way to ingest all the vegetable-power I needed to be at my healthiest, and now you can too. You might have even tried this a few times, and made a couple smoothie recipes, but haven’t quite worked up to the daily routine. The critical thing is we need to establish a habit. Your body will shiver with delight when you start doing this. Trust me on this – it’s that good.
There are about a ga-quad-dra-zillion reasons to do this but this link to my blog post about the powerful antioxidants in green smoothies and their freakishly awesome power to reduce cholesterol and help you avoid heart disease and most other modern illnesses (which was the most popular post on my blog throughout 2013) will give you the science behind it. But the science won’t give you the result – establishing this powerful daily habit is what you’re after this year – ahem – aren’t you?
If you accept this challenge then you, yes you, are going to make one easy batch of green smoothies a day (for yourself and anyone else whose health you would like to improve). You’ll drink one lovely glass in the AM, and then throw the rest into a jar to drink in the PM. This green sauce is easy, it tastes amazing, and the ritual of it is incredibly soothing and satisfying. My mornings are just not the same without them anymore.
I will be with you every step of the way, and will be posting super yummy and health boosting concoctions all this month to keep you in green smoothie heaven. This is one of the best secrets I’ve found to seriously boost your health and it’s ridiculously easy. Make a decision right now and commit. Let’s do this. You’ll see results in less than a week.
BUY: Your shopping list for 1 week of green smoothies (for 1 person):
- 14 cups of spinach
- 7 apples
- 4 avocados
The easiest thing you'll ever do to dramatically boost your health
- 2 cups spinach Put leaves at the bottom of the blender, so it blends well.
I use this handy apple divider gadget to quickly decore my apples, but a knife also works just fine
- 1/2 avocado cut quickly in half, and spoon half into blenderCoconut water or water poured into blender just to cover up the veg (note - this is not the same as coconut milk - it's the clear "water" from inside a coconut)
Gather: Just chuck the following into your blender/liquidiser in this order
Blend: Lid your blender and blend for about 1 min. The secret is to let it blend for at least 30 secs to 1 min at a high speed to avoid lumps.
Pour half your smoothie into a glass and pour the other half in a jar or other sealed container. Drink the first half of your smoothie in the AM.... time passing ...
And, we're back... Drink the second half of your smoothie in the afternoon or evening.
Rinse and repeat daily!
p.s. Leave a quick comment below if you’re up for just giving this a try for a few days. You may not be perfect at creating a daily habit (who is!) but if you’re brave enough to give this a try – let me know! Go greens![/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]