Stay energized with this 5-minute dairy free green smoothie recipe. It’s delightfully refreshing and perfectly sweet – with no added sweeteners. Thick and creamy; made with banana, frozen pineapple chunks, spinach and wheatgrass, to create a nutrient packed shake. What a quick, simple and delicious way to get your greens!
We adore this green smoothie recipe because we can drink our breakfast smoothie, and get a couple of serving of greens – all in one sitting.
Let’s talk about something new I’ve been experimenting with – wheat grass.
What is Wheat Grass?
Wheatgrass is a type of grass, parts of which are used to make medicine. It’s regarded to be a concentrated source of nutrients: vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E, iron, calcium, magnesium, and amino acids.
While it isn’t meant to replace eating fresh vegetables and fruits, wheat grass can be quick nutrition in a glass. It provides numerous vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other nutrients. One of its highlights, is the significant amount of chlorophyll it contains – purported to support blood purification and enhance cell function. There are also claims that chlorophyll enhances immunity and boosts energy levels.
How Confident Are We About these Claims?
Much of the research on wheat grass has involved a small number of people, and that’s made it hard to validate such claims.
I can, however, share my personal experience with wheat grass – the aspects I notice and feel. It’s been positive for me. I feel more energetic, enjoy clearer