Probably you’ve heard that combination of fruits and vegetables is not healthy?
This is because the fruit is easy to digest while most vegetables contain starch which needs more time to be absorbed. Due to a combination of such incompatible ingredients foods stay longer in the stomach, which can cause fermentation and bloat.
But this rule has one exception, and that is the green leafy vegetables. They do not contain starch and can be seamlessly combined with not only the fruit but also with any other kind of food. As much as we thought it strange preparing smoothie of raw vegetables and fruits, we should only overcome our doubts and go into the preparation of this healthy beverage.
Here is one of the best green smoothie recipe for beginners with vegetable and fruit, which is ideal for newbie’s that want to start a healthy living. With this recipe, you just cannot go wrong because taste is so great and for sure your children will love it. After one cup of this healthy smoothie, you will become “addicted” to this delicious and nutritious drink.
Smoothie with spinach, banana, and wild berries
300 ml of water
100 g of wild berries (fresh or frozen)
2-3 leaf spinach
1 tablespoon brown sugar or maple syrup (optional)
Put all ingredients in a blender and blend for 1-2 minutes and drink the juice immediately in small sips. The amount of juice is enough for one meal for one person.
Optionally you can substitute wild berries with any other fruit (except melons) while spinach with kale, lettuce or other green leafy vegetable.