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Smoothies – A shot of green!

The second smoothie recipe for this month was going to be named ‘The Green Monster’, and then I thought that perhaps that would put you off?!?Β  So, rather, I chose a more subtle name.

It is called the –

Green Smoothie Shot

(naturally gluten free, egg free, sugar free, dairy free, soy free, nut free, corn free, allergy friendly)

Green Smoothie Shot
Green Smoothie Shot

Servings: 2

By: gfchopstix

Prep time: 5 minutes

cooking time: none

This smoothie is for those who are serious about eating their vegetables (in any form), and also love a good smoothie.Β  Try it, and let me know what you think.

Ingredients
Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup of grape juice / or other sweet fruit (frozen or not)
  • 1 knob of fresh ginger, washed
  • 100g of leafy green vegetable (spinach or your favourite)
  • 1 peach, washed, peeled and cut up
  • 1/4 cup of filtered water (if too thick)

instructions:

  1. Wash the fruit and vegetables in filtered water
  2. Cut the ginger into chunks
  3. Cut the peach into pieces
  4. Place all the ingredients into a blender
  5. Pulse for a few seconds
  6. Blend on high for about 30 seconds to 1 minute
  7. If you find the smoothie to be too thick, add 1/4 cup of filtered water or ice, or other liquid
  8. Pour into shot glasses
  9. Garnish with a bright colour, such as a strawberry or gou qi berries
  10. Grab shot glass, gulp down and feel energised!

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15 thoughts on “Smoothies – A shot of green!

      1. Spam?! Moi!?! How rude! LOL it happens all the time actually. I’m starting to get a complex lol. Frozen grape juice – I might just have to do that next grape season. πŸ˜„

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      2. Pity that comments you would rather have go directly to the spam folder – don’t! πŸ˜› Glad that I checked and saw your comment, though. Oh yes, you’re enjoying hot drinks down under, aren’t you.

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      1. I followed the recipe. Next time I will not use spinach because I started a one-month Ayurvedic therapy and have to reduce all that is acid. I’ll see what is allowed to eat to replace the Spinach. πŸ˜€

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      2. Thanks so much for commenting, Lucile πŸ™‚ So, what did you think of the smoothie? I’ve heard of the Ayurvedic way of eating, but not too sure how it works? Wishing you well on your new therapy.

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      3. You’re welcome!
        I loved the smoothie. The taste is fantastic. The combination of flavors is really delicious.
        I haven’t changed my diet but just got a list of things to avoid for being too acid. It’s a 8 weeks trial. I’m going to a 3 days course though to learn more about it.
        Thanks!

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