Start your day with an amazing raw green smoothie energy boost. Forget about the coffee today, nourish your body with a plant strong treat that will assimilate into your body ever so fast.


  • Few Handfuls of Organic Kale
  • Few Handfuls of Organic Spinach
  • Few Handfuls of Cut Celery
  • 1 Large Organic Apple
  • 1 Large Organic Orange
  • 1 Large Organic Banana
  • 1  Organic Lemon
  • Almost a quart of cold filtered water
  • Handful of Ice

Recipe Instruction

We like using the Vitamix for these shakes, a regular blender will do, but just not as good. The Vitamix really liquifies all the ingredients completely.

I start with the greens and celery. Fill up the blender and pack lightly. (this will make enough for 2 large servings) Add the water then start the blender. Let it go about a minute or so. While that is blending, cut the core out of the apple, peel the banana and break it up into chunks, cut the skin off the lemon and orange and cut into quarters. Add all to the blender along with some ice. Let this second round go for a few minutes.

You’re done, pour it out into a few glasses and enjoy. I use larger mason jars and store my shakes in the fridge for drinking over the course of the day and even into the next day if I make a large batch.

Stand by for many more variations of this green super drink in future recipe posts. What’s your favorite version?


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About The Author

Working as a personal trainer and group fitness/ Pilates instructor in Los Angeles has been a dream come true. With 20 years of dance background, and graduating from college as captain of my dance team ranked #1 in the country, I was inspired to get into Fitness as a career and moved on my own from Maryland to California. I now have more than a decade of experience in fitness and a strong list of qualifications and certifications. I’m an NASM certified personal trainer (National Academy of Sports Medicine), Certified Primal Blueprint Expert (Primal/ Paleo/ Ancestral Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, & Fitness Expert) and Certified in Classical-Progressive Pilates Reformer, Chair, Cadillac and Mat from Pilates Sports Center. I’m also certified in several barre workouts, pre and postnatal fitness, and a specialist in Heart Rate Performance. I’ve helped people of all ages and levels, including Hollywood celebrities, pre and post-natal mommies, and pro athletes reach their health and fitness goals. I love to teach a challenging, fun, intense workout while I focus a lot on form and mind/ body connection. I’m confident that you and I will make a great team!

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