Green Machine Smoothie
Detox Cred: Starting the day with this nutrient-dense elixir is a delicious way to charge your system with nutrients. Dark leafy greens are extremely alkalizing, meaning they foster a more neutral body environment for better functioning enzymes, compared with acid-forming foods like meats and dairy.
- Servings: 2
Photography: Bryan Gardner
Source: Whole Living, January/February 2012
- 6 romaine leaves, chopped
- 4 kale leaves, chopped
- 1/2 cup fresh parsley sprigs
- 1/2 cup chopped pineapple
- 1/2 cup chopped mango
- 1 inch fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
Combine romaine, kale, parsley, pineapple, mango, ginger, and 1 1/2 cups water in a blender and blend until smooth.