Have you heard the saying “It’s more mental than physical”? Some green smoothie recipes aren’t gonna sit well with your tastebuds (it’s bound to happen!). Yet don’t get discouraged and give up—blend on, my friend. Tweak the recipes, create your own, or even plug your nose and gulp it down! You got this and we’re right here cheering you on!
“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you’re doing the impossible.”
Glowing skin and a stronger immune system are around the corner when you’re sippin’ on this smoothie that’s packed with vitamins A and C. Coconut water is high in potassium, which helps with muscle cramping—making this smoothie a great postworkout one as well.
- 2 cups spinach
- 2 cups unsweetened coconut water
- 1 orange, peeled
- 1 cup chopped mango *
- 1 banana *
- Blend the spinach, coconut water, and orange until smooth.
- Add the mango and banana and blend again.
Did you know?
Coconut water tastes nothing like coconut! It has more of a salty melon flavor, which was an acquired taste for both of us (but worth it!). This anti-inflammatory, naturally cooling drink does the body some serious good. Coconut water is often called nature’s Gatorade, thanks to its unique combo of B vitamins, vitamin C, and potassium