Smoothie Recipes: Cleansing Green Smoothie
Fire up your bod's feel-good work
Posted December 21st, 2011 by noelle |
When I first started to use fresh herbs as more than just a garnish on my plates, parsley was on my favorites list. In Ayurveda, India’s wholistic system of medicine, parsley is eaten in the spring to help your body naturally let go of its winter weight. Cleansing divas also recommend parsley year-round to help fire up your body’s natural digestion and crud removing work (essential to a good cleanse). Give it a try in this nutrient-rich smoothie.
Cleansing Green Smoothie with Parsley
Serving Size: 1 (~200 calories)
1 Comice pear, sliced in half, cored
1 small handful of fresh flat-leafed parsley, stems trimmed
1 tablespoon of good honey (learn more here)
1/4 avocado, peeled, pitted
3/4 cup water
4-5 ice cubes
Learn more about the better-for-you ingredients in this recipe:
- Parsley – Cleansing divas adore parsley for parsley for its help with sluggish digestion. Parsley has also been embraced to help relieve stomach cramps and indigestion. Learn more here.
- Unprocessed honey – Pure, unprocessed (and ideally raw) honey is rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants – which help you fight free radicals that can contribute to disease and tired skin.
Combine the ingredients above into a Blendtec, or good powerful blender until smooth and creamy. Thin with water or thicken with ice if desired. Enjoy!
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