Whether you have little greens or no greens in a day here is a guide to help you eat a 1/2 pound of greens daily in just one month.
The secret is… SMOOTHIES
Roughly about 5 cups of greens comes out to a half pound.
Here is the basic recipe for my smoothies and a Guide to creating your own.
Step 01– Pick a Liquid ( 8oz)
- Almond milk
- Coconut milk
- Coconut water
- Coconut cream
Step 02– Choose your greens ( 1 cup to begin… see below)
- Beet Greens
- Dandelion Leaf
Step 03– Add fruit (1-2 cups)
I try to stick with berries because they don’t spike your insulin as much
Things to add to make it more sweet
If you don’t need to add these don’t its better without them, but if you need to at the beginning go for it!
Healthy things you can add
- Chia Seeds
- Flax Seeds
- Ginger Root
- Bee Pollen
What My Smoothie usually looks like
- 4 oz coconut cream (add little bit of water to blend)
- 1 cup blueberries
- half a banana
- 2 scoops primal kitchen collagen fuel (chocolate coconut)
- handful of chia seeds
How to eat half a pound of greens daily in just one Month
If you want to add greens to your diet in my opinion the easier way is through smoothies. I would suggest starting with 1 cup of greens in your smoothies to begin. Below you can see how you can have half a pound of greens a day in just one month.
- Week 1- Everyday for the first week add 1 cup of greens in your smoothies
- Week 2- Everyday for week two add 2 cups of greens in your smoothies
- week 3- Everyday for week three add 3 cups of greens in your smoothie
- week 4- Everyday for week four add 4 cups of greens in your smoothies.
After one month you will begin week 5 ready to have half a pound of greens daily. Starting slow and working your way up is the best way for your taste buds to adjust and acquire a better taste for all those greens.
If you want to feel a dramatic difference in your health and energy I would recommend adding a daily green smoothie into your diet. Before you know it you will be having a half pound of greens daily and feeling energized and healthy!
How do you make your green smoothies??