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Recipe: Green Booster Smoothie

June 12, 2014
Jenna Tanenbaum

Does the mention of vitamin C bring citrus and berries to mind? What about bell peppers? Though not commonly thought of as a high source of vitamins, bell pepper is a great way to get your daily needs. What's even better: It tastes delicious in smoothies!

Refreshing, light, and full of healthy greens, this nutritional drink boosts energy and makes for an awesome pre-workout snack. It even tastes great with additions like pineapple, mango, or ginger—so don't be shy about experimenting.

Ingredients

  • 1 handful spinach
  • 1 green bell pepper, cored
  • 1 green apple, cored, chopped
  • 1 tbsp hemp seed
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 ice cubes

Instructions:

  1. Add all ingredients to blender
  2. Blend until smooth
  3. Add ice
  4. Garnish with extra hemp seed

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