"Wateress Green Greatness Smoothie"
"Bitter is Better"
Susan Peacock MSRDN
this cruciferous vegetable, has so many health benefits you shouldn't let the bitter taste keep you from enjoying how beneficial
it is for your body.
If you don't like the taste, add other greens and fruit to mask the bitter flavor.
fact, it is the bitter flavor that makes this little phytochemical vegetable so good.
It contains, Calcium, Iron,
Folate, Magnesium and Phosphorus, along with the alphabet of vitamins: A, B12, C and K.
This powerhouse of a vegetable
helps guard against many cancers especially breast cancer.
It has been shown to maintain the health of the thyroid
and protect against chronic cardiovascular disease. Additionally, it has been shown to maintain bone health
and lower the risk of depression.
Initially, just try a few sprigs to get used to it. I like adding mint or
cucumber to freshen the flavor. You can always add protein powder to make it a meal replacer.
(a few sprigs to start and add to taste)
Spinach - ½ cup
Kale - ½ cup
½ cup -
raspberries or any fruit, & ½ of a medium banana.
2 oz. - juice of your liking with water
of a small cucumber
A few sprigs of mint.
Whirl in a blender till smooth. Enjoy your Greatness!