October 01, 2015
Get Halloween-Ready With A Sweet Green Monster Smoothie!
Halloween is a time when even us adults feel the need to binge on sugary candy bars and other goodies like candy apples and pumpkin pie. But curbing your sugar cravings early can be the secret to surviving a night of trick-or-treating with your little ones. This brand new Blendtec recipe for the Green Monster Smoothie is the perfect blend of nutrient-rich ingredients that are sure to satisfy! Adding apples to your diet is not only a festive tradition in the fall, but it is also a great way to reap countless nutritional benefits. Apples make this smoothie high in fibre, heart healthy and easy on your digestive tract. Apples are great for cleansing your liver, balancing your weight and giving your immune system a boost when cold and flu season comes around. Combined with lush leafy greens and the mega-rich vitamin content of mangos, you've got an amazingly fortified mix! To make your own Green Monster Smoothie, add these ingredients into your Blendtec. 12 fl oz orange juice 1 apple, cored and quartered 1⁄2 banana 1 cup kale 1 cup spinach 1 cup mango, frozen 1 cup ice cubes Simply select 'Smoothie' or blend on Med/Low for 30 seconds until smooth. Now you've got a delicious cravings crusher that even the kids might like to try. Tell us what you think of this recipe and share your own healthy recipes with us!