IFM Building a Better Smoothie

Phytonutrient Smoothie Recipes

Brain Smoothie

Makes 1 serving (about 12 ounces)

Ingredients:

1 cup blueberries

½ cup Concord grapes

1 cup dark leafy greens (e.g., arugula, collard, kale, spinach, etc.)

2 to 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (varieties such as pique, coratina, koroneiki, etc.)

½ to 1 teaspoon turmeric, ground n 1 medium orange, peeled (optional)

Direction:

1. Place all ingredients into a high-powered blender. Pulse blender a few times, then blend until desired consistency is reached.

Cardio Smoothie

Makes 1 serving (about 12 ounces)

Ingredients

2 tablespoons whey powder n 1 cup green tea

½ cup blueberries (or 1 tablespoon blueberry seed nutritional powder)

½ cup raspberries (or 1 tablespoon red raspberry nutritional powder)

4 tablespoons pomegranate juice (or ½ cup fresh seeds)

½ cup watermelon n ½ small beet, cubed (or 2-3 ounces beet juice, or 1 tablespoon beet nutritional powder)

1-2 collard green leaves n Water, for taste and texture n Optional additions: kale, onion, cranberry, unsweetened cocoa powder, or grape seed powder (1 tablespoon)

Directions

1. Place all ingredients into a high-powered blender. Pulse blender a few times, then blend until desired consistency is reached.

Detox (Anti-Cancer) Smoothie

Makes 1 serving (about 12 ounces)

Ingredients

½ cup berries

1-2 tablespoon black raspberry nutritional powder (e.g., Botanic Innovations and other brands)

1 cup dark, leafy greens (e.g., arugula, broccoli leaves, collard greens, kale, watercress, etc.)

2-3 ounces carrot juice n 4 ounces green tea

1 to 2 tablespoons pomegranate juice n 3 ounces tomato juice n Water, for taste and texture

Directions

1. Place all ingredients into a high-powered blender. Pulse blender a few times, then blend until desired consistency is reached.

Inflammation Control Smoothie

Makes 1 serving (about 12 ounces)

Ingredients

½ cup blackberries or black raspberries (or 1 tablespoon black raspberry nutritional powder)

½ cup citrus or tropical fruit (e.g., tangerine, orange, mandarin, papaya, mango, guava, apricot, nectarine, etc.)

1 large collard green leaf n ½-inch knob ginger root, fresh

1 leaves kale, large

½ cup pomegranate seeds (or 2 ounces pomegranate juice)

1-inch knob turmeric root, fresh (or ½ teaspoon ground turmeric)

Water, for taste and texture

Directions

1. Place all ingredients into a high-powered blender. Pulse blender a few times, then blend until desired consistency is reached.

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