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Green Smoothie

Recipe: Nettle and Berry Smoothie

In herbal medicine, Nettle (Urtica dioica) is used for it’s nutritive properties (it’s rich in many nutrients) and depurative (blood-purifying) actions, among it’s other uses (1). The nutrients in nettle leaf include: Vitamin A, C, beta-carotene, calcium, potassium, phosphorous, chlorophyll, magnesium, tannins, flavonoids, sterols and amines (2). Nettle can also be used as a food and is commonly […]

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Recipe: Pear, Mint and Ginger Green Smoothie

Here is another green smoothie, this one is pear, mint and ginger flavoured. As with most green smoothies, even though they are vibrantly green, they actually do not taste like the greens within the smoothie, rather they have the flavour of the fruit in the drink. Not sure? Try it for yourself and see. Recipe: […]

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Recipe: Zesty & Refreshing Green Smoothie

A delicious green smoothie that is fresh, zesty and refreshing. A great way to bring in spring!   Don’t be scared of the green-ness- the fruit and the mint make it quite delicious! Recipe: Zesty & Refreshing Green Smoothie Ingredients: a handful of green leafy veggies: such as baby spinach, spinach, kale, swiss chard etc 1/4 […]

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Recipe: Green Spinach Pancakes!

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I know sometimes it can be hard to get greens in your diet, but here is another way to inspire you: Green Spinach Pancakes! These were born simply from my idea of wanting to make a green smoothie into a pancake! Oh, and for those spinach-haters, here is some good news: these pancakes don’t taste like spinach, they just taste like banana […]

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Recipe: Strawberry Kale Smoothie

I’d thought I’d share with you my breakfast this morning. It was a Strawberry Kale Smoothie! I know ‘kale’ and ‘strawberries’ aren’t two words you would usually think of together in a smoothie…but it isn’t actually too bad at all! It’s rather tasty and very nutritious! The red pigments of the strawberry helps to disguise the green colour of […]

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