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9 Reasons to Fall in Love with Greens

You simply can’t ignore the evidence of how important greens are for good health. There are so many ways to enjoy green vegetables in dishes, juices and smoothies, so there are no excuses not to enjoy! Here are 9 ways you can fall in love with your green produce.

My old favourite saying that my dad use to always tell me was ‘Greens Cleans’ and so it does and more!

Pink Pom-Pom Smoothie

Looking for a refreshing blend that will fill you up on loads of nutrients and will only take minutes to prepare? Try this smoothie and find out the wonderful benefits of pomegranates.

Fresh & Sweet Green Salad w/ Tangy Dressing

Great nutrition for families usually starts with decreased consumption of highly processed snack foods – crackers, cookies, pretzels, sweetened yogurt – and increased daily servings of fresh fruits and vegetables. Eat more fruits and veggies with this slightly sweet and healthy salad.

Meatless Monday: Chopped Cranberry ‘N Collards Salad

Thanksgiving might be over but the chance to enjoy the season’s wealth of fresh foods hasn’t gone anywhere. Try this tart and tasty salad, perfect for your leftover turkey day ingredients.

Refreshing Summer Smoothies

By: Lisa Roberts-Lehan (Clean Plates Author) Smoothies made with organic, quality ingredients are easy to prepare, can be full of vital nutrients and won’t heat up the kitchen on a hot day. Armed with a blender and a little imagination, it’s easy to create your own refreshing, healthful drink out of the ingredient options here, or try the Blueberry Bliss recipe below. Who knows? You might be on your way to starting a smoothie food truck enterprise! SMOOTHIE STYLES Fruit Smoothies A thick, fruity drink made from (ideally) organic, local and fresh — or frozen — fruits blended together with filtered water, coconut water or coconut milk, or other unsweetened alternative milks like almond, hemp or oat. Creamy Smoothies For ... Continue

Great Green Fruit Blend – Smoothie

Ingredients 2 cups Beet Greens, Red Swiss Chard, Kale, Spinach or a combination, roughly chopped and packed into the measuring cup 1 Banana 1 Golden Delicious Apple 1/2 Comice Pear 10 Strawberries, green tops cut off 1 cup Coconut Water   Directions Make sure to set the blender on the liquefy setting for this recipe.

Great Greens Juice

Ingredients   2 Green Apples 2-3 cups Spinach 6-8 leaves Swiss Chard (Australia silverbeet) 1 Cucumber 4 stalks Celery 1/2 Fennel Bulb 1 bunch Basil   Directions Wash all produce well Juice Pour over ice Enjoy!

Reboot Rainbow Salad

Ingredients 1 cup Spinach 2 cups Spring Mix Greens 1/2 cup Red Peppers 1/2 cup Carrots 1/2 cup Cucumber 1/4 cup Red Onion   Directions Wash all produce well.  Once chopped, mix in large bowl and finish by adding your favorite Reboot Dressing.

Roasted Beet (Australian Beetroot) Salad

Ingredients 1 medium beet, roasted and sliced 1 medium carrot, shredded 1/2 cup broccoli, chopped 1/2 cup cabbage, shredded (green or red) 1/2 medium apple, chopped 1 1/2 cup mixed greens 1/2 cup arugula (Australian rocket) 1/2 cup kale (Australian tuscan cabbage), chopped 1 tsp olive oil 2 tsp balsamic vinegar (after your Reboot or for a complete meal your family can enjoy add 1/2 cup garbanzo beans, 1/4 cup wheat berries or quinoa and 1 Tbsp raw sunflower seeds. If you choose to include dairy add 1 oz organic goat or feta cheese)   Directions Preheat oven to 450 degrees Wash all vegetables well, especially beets including the ends of the root. Place washed beets into aluminum foil, drizzle ... Continue

Roasted Veggie Salad

Ingredients 2 Japanese eggplants or 1 medium eggplant 4 summer squash 2 green peppers 1 onion 1 bunch scallions (Australian shallots) 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp thyme 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil ground black pepper and sea salt to taste 4 cups arugula (Australian rocket) 4 cups mixed salad greens Yield:4   Directions Whisk together olive oil, paprika, thyme, garlic, salt and pepper in a bowl. Chop veggies, add to bowl and mix well. Refrigerate to marinate for at least 1 hour. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Roast veggies for 40 minutes or until tender Let cool. Add to mixed greens and arugula (Australian rocket). Toss with your favorite Reboot salad dressing.

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