Green Superfood Smoothie

Everyone seems to love a green smoothie these days. Years ago all we had was a banana vibe but now it’s supergreen kale to the rescue and anything else you can get your hands on. This recipe has been formally published in the brand spanking new Byron Bay Cookbook launched this week. The gorgeous pic is by Nelly Le Comte.

1 young green Thai coconut, water and flesh
½ bunch organic kale or spinach, washed, trimmed (lightly steamed if using kale)
1 organic green apple, quartered, seeds
½ cup organic mint leaves, chopped
1 tablespoon vanilla rice protein powder
1 teaspoon mesquite powder
1 teaspoon E3LIve micro green algae

  • Open the young coconut carefully with a cleaver
  • Strain the water through a sieve and scoop out the flesh with a spoon
  • Place coconut flesh and coconut in a Vitamix RawBlend together with green leaves, apple, mint, protein powder, mesquite and E3Live
  • Blend at full speed until velvety smooth. Serve immediately

Mesquite

This Mexican high protein meal contains good quantities of calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron and zinc, and helps maintain stable blood sugar levels. It has a sweet, distinctive wild flavour with a hint of caramel, which blends well into smoothies or other drinks, especially those made with cacao and maca.

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E3Live

A raw fresh water algae, known as Aphanizomenon flos-aquae. It provides over 64 easily absorbed vitamins, minerals, micronutrients and enzymes. E3Live® AFA helps alkalize the body. It is a complete, raw, living food.

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