Why Green Smoothies? According to the Center for Disease Control, the vast majority of Americans aren’t getting nearly enough fruits and vegetables in their diets. In fact, more than 75% of people eat fewer than three servings of vegetables a day–far below the recommended daily amount of 3-4 cups a day. For many people, finding
Start your St. Patrick’s celebrations off with a delicious breakfast. These bright green pancakes not only taste great, but are also packed with health benefits from greens. So try something a little different than your typical green smoothie for breakfast. Get the full recipe on the Blendtec Recipes page.
By Melissa Danielle of Honeybee Holistic You may have noticed a recent trend on food and lifestyle blogs warning readers of “the dangers of drinking green smoothies,” throwing in cautionary tales of oxalic acid, kidney stones, and people’s faces going numb after consuming large amounts of blended greens. While there are documented cases of these