Are the natural power diet drinks. Not only do they contain fresh fruit, but their base also consists of vegetables, salads, and herbs. Everything is allowed and desired, whether spinach, Swiss chard, savoy cabbage, celery, chicory, rocket, parsley, leek, peppermint, or root herbs. Because in these foods, there are many vitamins, minerals, and trace elements that stimulate our metabolism and thus also set the burning of fat in motion. They also protect against free radicals and therefore support our immune system.
The mixer does it!
Conventional blenders can be used very well for fruit smoothies. But salads, vegetables, or herbs contain a lot of fiber and cellulose-rich material enriched with essential nutrients. To shred this material and still protect the nutritious ingredients, a professional mixer is required.
While conventional mixers are equipped with weak motors and few watts and speeds, professional mixers offer over 1,000 watts and more than 30,000 revolutions per minute. In addition, special knives and mixing containers guarantee fiber-free shredding.
Why are green smoothies so healthy?
The special effect of green smoothies: The mixing breaks up the plant cells – this is how the body utilizes the slim substances even better. The high water content fills the stomach, so we eat less at the next meal. That means those who enjoy the green mix every day before each meal let the pounds melt away. Without any effort!
A basic recipe for green smoothies
Ingredients for 1.5 liters
- 1 ripe banana,
- 2 sweet apples,
- ½ lettuce,
- 2 handfuls of baby spinach and parsley,
- ½ l of water
Cut the banana and apples into pieces. Pluck the lettuce into small pieces. Put the fruit first, then the spinach, lettuce leaves, and parsley in the blender. Top up with water. Start on a low level, increase until the content is acceptable enough.
Variation options for your green smoothies
Change the ingredients for the recipe from day today. This improves the supply of vital substances and increases fat loss. The metabolism gets an additional kick, and the success shows up faster.
- Instead of apple: apricot, pear, grapefruit, nectarine, orange, grapes
- Instead of banana: mango, melon, papaya, plum, gooseberry, tomato
- Instead of spinach: dandelion, Swiss chard, white cabbage, savoy cabbage, celery
- Instead of lettuce: chicory, lamb’s lettuce, romaine lettuce, rocket
- Instead of parsley: leeks, kohlrabi leaves, peppermint, root herbs, leeks
Green Smoothies: How You Can Do It
Use fresh and fully ripe fruit – have the most vitamins. Put the fruits down in the blender because they are more complicated than the green vegetables, leaves, and herbs.
If the mixer has a hard time adding more water in portions.
Do not mix too long (max. 45 seconds). Otherwise, heat will be generated, and this will damage the phytonutrients.