Green Detox Smoothie (Image Credit: Jenny @ Bake)

Green Detox Smoothie Recipe by Jenny @ BAKE

Green Detox Smoothie (Image Credit: Jenny @ Bake)

Green Detox Smoothie (Image Credit: Jenny @ Bake)

I wish I was a green smoothie junkie. In my mind regularly drinking bright green liquid vegetables put you in the same league as tall, lean yoga addicts (which I am not).  But if I’m being completely honest, I will only break out my stick blender around raw vegetables when I feel my general health needs a little perking up.

When I make green smoothie I base it around four key ingredients; a green leaf (usually spinach or kale), a fruit, citrus and a medicinal herb.  This is my favourite combination because it blends easily and the majority of the flavours are mild. Spinach is a fantastic ingredient as not only does it nourish your eyes and bones it also flushes out toxins which can improve the quality of your skin.  Due to their high water content melons are extremely easy to blend, they are high in vitamins but also low in calories. Continue reading