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 I've been a big proponent of green smoothies for a couple of years now.   I must say that the first time I heard about them I had pretty much the same reaction as most other people.........ewwwwwwww.  But what most people don't know is that green smoothies are usually about 50-50 fruit to greens, so the 'green' taste of the vegetables are masked by the sweetness of the fruit.   The combination is a very bright and refreshing blend of flavors that tastes wonderful.

Once I tried one I was hooked forever.  I even gave myself the best gift ever and bought a Vitamix.   Something to note,  your regular everyday household blender will NOT blend greens for green smoothies.   You can try, but you will probably wind up burning out the little blender motor.    Only a hefty blender like a Vitamix or Blendtec or the equivalent will do the job.

You can find recipes all over the Internet for green smoothies.  I would start simply if I were you and branch out as you feel more adventuresome.  Green Smoothie in Vita Mix

This is a wonderful basic green smoothie recipe that I find delicious.  Start with this one if you've never made them before.   I take it in a Rubbermaid bottle  for lunch all the time.  

This recipe makes enough for three 20 ounce Rubbermaid  bottles with some left over for sipping while making the rest of your lunches.   These green smoothies will be still fresh and delicious for a few days, so you can make a big batch like this and portion it out.

In the carafe of your Vitamix or Blendtec layer the following ingredients in this order:

Handful of blueberries - fresh or unsweetened frozen
Handful of sweet grape tomatoes
One large ripe pear quartered and stem section removed
4-6 oz.  fresh baby spinach - pack it down
6 large leaves of fresh Kale, only the tough bottom part of the stems removed - pack it down
One large crisp-sweet apple (like a Johnagold) cut in quarters, stem section removed.

This will fill the blender carafe to the top.  Do not be alarmed at how much stuff you have packed into the blender.  These professional type blenders can handle it.

Pour in enough water to come within 2 inches of the top of the carafe. Let the water settle to gauge the height of the water correctly.
Green Smoothie
Start the blender on low and quickly turn to high and let the contents blend for at least one full minute.    A full minute of blending will completely pulverize everything and break down the cell walls of the greens so the body can more easily absorb the nutrients.

I usually add a couple of spoons  of Spirulina or other green foods to my smoothies to add extra chlorophyll.   You can play around with your smoothies and add anything your body is hungry for.

Do yourself a favor and read up on the benefits of green smoothies and give them a try.
You will not be sorry.