Whether you’re looking for a medicinal food to help restore your gut microbes, an energy boost, or simply a quick and convenient way to get in your daily greens, this green smoothie is for you! Used in Dr. Chutkan’s practice as a nutrient and fiber powerhouse, The Ultimate Green Smoothie can turn a not so good day into a great one!
8 to 16 ounces coconut water (or fresh green juice)
1 stalk celery (with leaves)
1 cup kale or spinach (including stalk)
1 cup collard greens
1 cup parsley
1/2 to 1 cup pineapple or nectarine
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1/2 inch piece fresh ginger
1 small handful of ice
Place all ingredients in a high powered blender and mix until smooth.