Smoothies are one of the fastest and easiest ways to enjoy a healthy breakfast or snack. Just throw everything in the blender and a few minutes later you have your healthy breakfast ready!
Power-packed with avocado, kale, apple, spinach, coconut water, and mint leaves, this green smoothie has everything you need to start your day off right.
The smoothie contains avocados which are are a great source of vitamins C, E, K, and B-6, as well as riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, and potassium. They also provide lutein, beta-carotene, and omega-3 fatty acids. Avocado is rich in monounsaturated fatty acid, which lowers LDL (bad) cholesterol levels, reducing the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Coconut water have antioxidant properties and protect from Diabetes, Kidney Stones, support Heart Health, reduce blood pressure. Coconut water has incredible hydrating qualities and is highly effective as a cleanser. The presence of potassium helps with hydration balance for the fluids and electrolyte levels in your body.
The calcium in spinach can help strengthen your bones to fight against injury, and vitamins A and C, fiber, folic acid, and other nutrients fight against colon and breast cancers. Spinach also helps to lower damaging protein levels in the blood and can protect against high blood pressure and heart disease.
Kale is very high in nutrients and very low in calories, making it one of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet. Kale is high in fiber and water. Both of these help to prevent constipation and promote regularity and a healthy digestive tract. It also contains B vitamins, and vitamin C, which promotes iron absorption.
Apples are extremely rich in important antioxidants, flavanoids, and dietary fiber. The phytonutrients and antioxidants in apples may help reduce the risk of developing cancer, hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease.
The ingredients used in this recipe, make this green smoothie a perfect option for the breakfast.
Ingredients for green smoothie
Kale, stems removed
1 handful loose spinach
1 cup coconut water
4-5 fresh mint leaves
Place all ingredients in a high speed blender and blend until green and smooth.