Green smoothie.

Green smoothie.

Green Smoothie

Use in recovery for a shot of antioxidant nutrients especially when volume/load is high.Tips:Try adding other green herbs such as parsley or a healthy fat such as avocado. Increase the ginger if you love a spicy hit or if you are trying to avoid a cold. Add fresh turmeric root (available at the Root Cellar) or turmeric spice for additional anti-inflammatory benefits.

Ingredients
  

  • 3-4 ice cubes
  • 1 cored apple
  • 1 – 2 large handfuls of spinach or kale
  • the juice of a lime
  • ½ – 1 inch of fresh or frozen ginger grated
  • 3 or 4 inches of English cucumber
  • Water coconut water, kombutcha, apple juice

Instructions
 

  • Add water, coconut water, kombutcha or apple juice into a blender – add as much as you need to achieve
  • your desired consistency – blend well
  • Optional:
  • Add lime zest or another apple and a dolop of honey if you want it sweeter.

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