Green Avocado & Spinach Smoothie

When I first started blogging some years ago, I started the day with a smoothie almost every morning. A few years later, I just got tired of it. My smoothies had almost disappeared in my breakfast menu ideas. Oatmeal became the main morning dish for breakfast. Recently I have again made the choice to add smoothies as a healthy, delicious morning choice. I like to have one for breakfast, lunch, or afternoon snack.

Back in the early days of blogging (2016), I shared Start Your Day With A Spinach Smoothie. I think it was the first recipe I shared. Spinach is one of the healthiest vegetables you can eat.  It is a super food loaded with tons of nutrients in a low-calorie package. Dark leafy greens like spinach are important for skin and hair, bone health, and provide protein, iron, vitamins and minerals. Just do a search for the word spinach and you will see pages of articles  on the health benefits of spinach. Just eating one serving of spinach a day can make your brain 11 years younger.  A diet rich in leafy green vegetables help prevent cognitive decline according to recent research.   It slows the aging process.

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Green Smoothie With Cucumber, Celery & Pear

If you have trouble eating enough vegetables, try making a green smoothie filled with vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Today’s smoothie has 6 ingredients: nutrient dense greens, lemon juice, freshly grated ginger, pear, celery, and cucumber plus ice water or ice cubes. The vegetables provide chlorophyll and alkaline rich foods which increase red blood cell count, improve circulation, calm inflammation and oxygenate the body.

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