We are on Day 2 of the 30 Day Green Smoothie Challenge. Here’s the menu for Days 1-5. We would love to hear how you are doing with this. Please post pics and comments below.
Day 1: Green Dream Pineapple Smoothie
- 2 cups fresh or frozen pineapple
- 2 cups green leaf lettuce
- ¼ cup cilantro
- 1 lime, peeled
- 1 cup water or coconut water
Tips and Tricks: Green leaf lettuce is a wonderful green that is often underrated or overlooked. It is easier on the digestive system than some of the other heartier greens like kale which means it is a great green for anyone who has weak digestion or other digestive issues.
It is high in water which means that it will be hydrating for your cells. Green leaf lettuce is also very alkaline-forming for the body, which means it can help reduce acidity that can lead to disease. Continue reading