This recipe comes from Health Minister Gary Hughes who lives in Portland, Oregon and embraces the power of raw fruits and vegetables. Gary's Mean Green Smoothie is a nourishing concoction packed with goodness of raw, plant based vegan food. This vibrant blend of leafy greens, luscious fruits, and flax seeds will invigorate your body and satisfy your taste buds. So let's join the raw movement - get ready to sip your way to vitality!
3 tablespoons raw almonds and blend to powder form
3 stalks Celery, cut into 2" or smaller pieces
Juice from three Oranges
3 peeled Bananas
3 tablespoons ground Flax Seed
Optional ingredients that can be added to above ingredients in blender, for fun or variety:
3 pitted Medjool Dates
1 medium Avocado peeled and pitted
1 Apple, cored. Peel if desired – skin will add texture to the drink
In a blender 3 tablespoons raw almonds and blend to powder form. Then add the rest of the ingredients and blend at medium speed until creamy and rich. ENJOY!