Nourish your body with the Green Machine
This Green Machine Smoothie Recipe adds a real good dose of leafy greens into your diet. This smoothie will nourish your body with a great source of non-dairy calcium, magnesium and Vitamin C, while also flushing out harmful toxins, oxygenating the blood & helping boost your energy levels.
By popping a big handful of kale, spinach, celery or mint into your protein super shakes, you are not only satisfying your hunger but also helping build muscle in the process.
What a great way to kick start your morning and metabolism!
Alkalising Greens is a new trend at the moment but what are they? Most of the time they are a wide array of greens vegetables, fruits and plants freeze dried and ground down to ensure you receive a wide range of phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals.
There are a lot of companies now on the market doing this so make sure you do your research on what exactly you should buy. I used WellCo in this recipe due to it’s extensive wholesome ingredients list as they use 45 ingredients.
Greens leafy plants in particular are alkalising and beneficial to good health. They benefits of adding an alkalising green supplement to your diet is to help support the body maintain its pH balance by supplying green plant pigments as well as alkalising minerals, such as Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium and Zinc.
Green Machine Smoothie Recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
½ cup coconut flakes
1 ½ scoops coconut protein
2 teaspoons chia
½ cup ice
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup almond milk
1 cup coconut water
2 tablespoon alkalising greens ( I use WelleCo)
1 tablespoon flaxseed oil
1 tablespoon coconut oil
Big bunch of kale (stem removed & roughly chopped)
- Put all ingredients into a blender.
- Blend for 2-3 minutes
- Serve over ice.