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How to make the perfect green smoothie?

Discover the EHL green smoothie: Rich in Vitamins A, C and B6. It also contains potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium and selenium.

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.

Ingredients:

  • 1 handful of spinach
  • 1 kiwi
  • 1 banana
  • 10 Cl coconut water

Preparation:

  1. Put all the ingredients in the blender
  2. Add more coconut water if necessary to obtain the desired consistency.
  3. Add agave nectar for a sweeter yet healthy option.
Remember! If you can’t find spinach, a couple of kale leaves will work just as well. If you can’t find either, you can also use lettuce.

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.
Tomatoes
Garlic
Peppers
Pears
Kiwi
Red fruits
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Kiwi: an acidulous flavor

Kiwi promotes good digestion and is good for asthma.

Smoothie combinations:

Lettuce
Basil
Olive oil
chocolate
Ginger
Red fruits
Pears
Kale
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Coconut: a milky and fruity flavor

Coconut promotes good digestion and controls blood sugar levels.

Smoothie combinations:

Almonds
Dill
Aniseed
Banana
Basil
Beetroot
Peanut
Cinnamon
Cardamom
Carrot
Cherry
chocolate
Lemon
Raspberry
Mangoes
Vanilla Strawberry

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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.

Smoothie combinations:

Coffee
Nuts: Almonds, peanuts, etc.
Chocolate
Spices
Aniseed
Cherry
Pears
Vanilla

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Author: Nicolas Schweitzer, Lecturer Practical Arts overseeing operations and training students in various food and beverage outlets at EHL. 

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