Due to increasing health awareness worldwide, consumers are seeking healthier, more refreshing substitutes for carbonated drinks.
Green smoothies serve as a powerful detox for the body, it is thanks to them that the metabolism improves, which, in turn, contributes to weight loss.
The EHL green smoothie
This smoothie is rich in Vitamins A, C and B6. It also contains potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium and selenium.
- 1 handful of spinach
- 1 kiwi
- 1 banana
- 10 Cl coconut water
- Put all the ingredients in the blender
- Add more coconut water if necessary to obtain the desired consistency.
- Add agave nectar for a sweeter yet healthy option.
Taste and flavor combinations
Spinach: a sweet and fresh flavor
Spinach promotes liver and kidney function, but it is also good for bones and skin thanks to its high vitamin content. This vegetable is recommended for weight loss because it provides a feeling of satiety. They are considered good for eyesight.
Smoothie combinations:Citrus fruits: lemons, oranges, etc.
Kiwi: an acidulous flavor
Kiwi promotes good digestion and is good for asthma.
Coconut: a milky and fruity flavor
Coconut promotes good digestion and controls blood sugar levels.
Banana: an rich flavor
Banana promotes the formation of strong bone tissue and nails and contains fructose, sucrose and glucose which immediatly deliver energy by limitingblood sugar levels. It can help lower cholesterol levels and provides benefits against heart diseases.
Author: Nicolas Schweitzer, Lecturer Practical Arts overseeing operations and training students in various food and beverage outlets at EHL.