It is not hard to learn how to make healthy smoothies. Really, the only rule is to use healthy ingredients like this garden vegetable smoothie recipe. If your only experience with smoothies are the fast food giants, you are in for a real treat. Veggie smoothies like this one are much tastier and much better for you.
And, while on the subject of how to make healthy smoothies, any smoothie recipe can be be made even healthier just by adding a tablespoon of Chia seed to the mix. Chia is a natural seed that adds a large measure of nutrition including heart healthy, cholesterol fighting omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidants. Even better, unlike Flax, Chia doesn’t have a noticeable taste of its own so adding it here won’t change the delicious results. You can order your own Chia directly from Amazon just by clicking the link in the recipe.
In your favorite blender mix:
– 2 cups of frozen tomato chunks. Using frozen tomatoes helps your smoothie to be cool and fresh.
– 1 medium carrot, cut in chunks first
– 1 cup of chilled carrot juice (or a V8 Vegetable juice)
– 1/4 cup fresh parsley
– Dash of salt and a touch of pepper if you like
– 1 tbsp. Chia seed