Green smoothies are best when served fresh, straight from the blender. So have all the ingredients on hand and ready to go.
Tips: How to prepare a delicious Smoothie?
A good idea is to freeze bananas. And it is that bananas are an essential ingredient to make the best green smoothies for their natural sweetness and creamy texture.
Use frozen fruits and vegetables
For the green smoothie that we are going to prepare, just 1 cup of frozen fruit plus a frozen banana is enough to enjoy the wonder of Smoothies.
Using frozen fruits and vegetables is key to the thickest, creamiest green smoothies. You will notice that it is not necessary to use ice in smoothies, because it dilutes the flavor and gives the smoothies an icy texture.
It’s a good idea to stock up on frozen fruit in the winter when produce is not available. During the summer, shop for seasonal produce on sale and freeze instantly.
The best fruits for a smoothie are:
- pink grapefruit
How to make a green smoothie?
Once you have clear your ingredients that are needed to make a green smoothie, let’s see how to make a green smoothie recipe.
Step 1 – Grab the Blender
Step 2 – Add the Liquid Ingredients
When making a green smoothie, it’s important to always add the liquid ingredients to the smoothie container first.
This ensures that the other ingredients don’t get stuck under the blades. It also creates a vortex that pushes everything into the blades for smooth mixing.
What are the best liquids to use in a green smoothie recipe?
It is always recommended to use some type of non-dairy milk in green smoothies because it gives them the best flavor and texture. However, there are many different liquids that can be used:
- almond milk
- Coconut milk
- Any percentage of cow’s milk
- rice milk
- oat milk
- cashew milk
- Coconut water
- Water (not recommended, but can be used)
Step 3 – Add the Frozen Vegetables
Then add the frozen vegetables of your choice on top of the liquid.
Step 4 – Add Frozen Fruits and Toppings
Putting the frozen fruit on top of the vegetables helps push all the leaves into the leaves and prevents them from sticking to the sides.
Step 5: Mix!
Now is the time to mix our green smoothie and feel the benefits of this type of nutrition. Start blending on low speed and gradually increase to high speed. Blend on high speed for 50-60 seconds or until green smoothie is smooth.
TO ENJOY !
Pour the green smoothie into one to four cups and voila