One of the most popular smoothies (and one of my favorites) at our stores in New Jersey and San Diego, the Tropitaya Smoothie is so refreshing after a yoga class or to cool off on a hot day.
Check out this yummy Easter Bunny Juice from Chef V! It’s so easy and the health benefits are amazing! It is blended not juiced to retain all of the beneficial fibers that boost your energy, speed up your metabolism, improve your skin and hair, and even our teeth.
I created the recipes below for people that might be on a seven day cleanse or might have been on the green drink for a long time and just need a little variety to mix it up. Here are easy do it yourself variations for my Green Drink, Ultra Shake, and Detox Soup.
Adding Kale to a green protein smoothie makes it so good for you. Kale is a wonder in the world of superfoods. It is packed with carotenoids and flavonoids, the key antioxidants that protect our cells from free radicals.
This ginger apple berry smoothie not only tastes great but is loaded with antioxidants to fight free radicals and reduce inflammation.
A creamy green smoothie has many important nutrients. Potassium is an important mineral that most people don’t get enough of. But instead of reaching for a banana, eat an avocado since it contains more potassium and way less sugar.
Shamrock Smoothies are popular around St. Patrick’s Day. However, they are typically not very healthy.
Here is my favorite version of a Shamrock Smoothie. It’s light, healthy, creamy and it tastes so good!
It’s also a low sugar smoothie. Stay skinny and look your best in green with this delicious recipe.
I’ve created this new Immunity Smoothie to start the day. Made with ginger, turmeric, kale and coconut water, it gives me extra strength as I start a busy day.
Antioxidants are substances that may prevent cell damage. Berries, kale, and beets are great natural sources of antioxidants. Enjoy ihis super antioxidant smoothie in the morning after your 16 oz. of Organic Green Drink.
Too much dairy can be bad for digestion, especially for kids, which is why more people are choosing to limit their intake or eliminate it completely from their diets. Here’s a creamy and delicious mock milkshake recipe that will please your taste buds and your tummy! – Veronica
Chef V’s Tip: Both ginger and turmeric are two powerful spices that have anti-oxidant anti-inflammatory properties and aid digestion and liver cleansing.
Warm Carrot Ginger Smoothie – As the weather gets cold, I’ve found myself wanting something loaded with veggie goodness but not cold in my mouth – brrr! So here’s my new recipe, a smoothie that’s a little sweet, a little spicy and comforting on a cold winter morning.
My Pumpkin Pie Smoothie tastes rich and decadent – vegan and gluten free as well. I use raw cashews and my own Pumpkin Pie Spice Blend to make this a healthy, delicious treat that won’t make you bloated. –
Making your own oat milk is SO easy! All you need is a blender (I prefer Vitamix), a nut milk bag or cheesecloth, raw oats, and filtered water.
Use my Tropical Green Drink as the base for this recipe for a cool, refreshing smoothie. Mangos contain tartaric acid, malic acid, and a trace of citric acid, which help maintain the alkaline balance of our bodies.
Want to get more calcium into your diet? Look no further! My Berry Blast is chock full of calcium from sources you may not know – almonds (from my raw almond milk), chia seeds, and flaxseeds. Calcium is essential for a healthy heart, bones, blood, and more.
Go red! Research has shown that red fruits and vegetables such as beets and raspberries are nutritional superheroes. So drink up!
Golden milk’s featured ingredient is turmeric. But let me catch you up to speed on why this golden-colored spice (hence the name golden milk) is, well, the spice of life. Turmeric contains anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-oxidant, and heart-protective properties. Moreover, another of the golden milk health benefits is that turmeric helps normalize your blood sugar levels. This is super important if you’re trying to lose weight or detox.
This Super Smoothie has everything – fresh fruit, avocado for richness, kale for vitamins, ginger for zing, and my protein powder for nutrition. Enjoy it in the morning after your 16 oz. of Organic Green Drink.
Keep it up! After you cleanse, it is important to maintain healthy habits – have 16 oz. of Chef V’s Organic Green Drink first thing in the morning, then followup with a healthy smoothie.
Who doesn’t love a little watermelon on a hot summer day? It’s practically the quintessential summer snack for all ages, and that’s why it is the perfect base for a healthy summer slush. Our watermelon slush recipe is the perfect way to quench your thirst and get all your nutrients – not to mention it’s SO refreshing!
A detox made with lemon and ginger will detoxify the liver and strengthen the immune system.This is a great drink to start your morning and also for an afternoon lemonade. Follow it with a low-sugar green drink for the best detoxifying results in the morning.
Vegan Peppermint Hot Chocolate recipe using peppermint tea, my home-made almond milk, raw cacao and coconut nectar to sweeten it slightly.
Spread holiday cheer with our vegan take on a traditional favorite, eggnog. This thick, wonderfully flavored beverage can be made in many ways than one.
Thanksgiving Food Coma? 5 Natural Drinks to Snap Out of It. Chef v shares herbal tea and her green drink as ways to recover from a food coma.
Try a mocktail if you are looking to enjoy refreshing drink but hate the added alcohol calories. Take a break and try a Chef V mocktail recipe
Making your own almond milk is SO easy! All you need is a blender (I prefer Vitamix), a nut milk bag or cheesecloth, raw almonds, and filtered water.
Making a smoothie is easy and enhances your 30 day green drink challenge. Veronica Wheat, Chef V, shows you how and shares her healthy smoothie guide.