There is so much information about the nutritional benefits of smoothies that sometimes it can be really difficult to know where to start with recipes and the right smoothie maker machine. We have reviewed and recommended many appliances on this site – in a wide range of price brackets, so I thought it was about time I brought you my favorite recipe books for making green smoothies so you can dive right in there and get started on your journey to better health!
1. The Green Smoothie Bible
This book is by Kristine Miles who lives in Australia and is a physiotherapist with more than fifteen years’ experience. She has a passion for sharing her mission in helping her readers and those who go to her cookery demonstrations to enjoy really delicious and nutritious food free from toxins and chemicals. You can enjoy a sample of her green smoothie recipes for free on her blog by visiting this page http://www.kristinemiles.com/green-smoothies.html
I love this book because it shows you that smoothies containing fruits and vegetables is one of the easiest (and most delicious) ways to really boost your intake of the health-giving benefits of fruits and vegetables.
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Whether you are wanting to shed some weight, protect yourself from illnesses, boost your energy and immune system, detox your body, fight off heart disease or whether you just want to reap the benefits of brighter, clearer skin, stronger, healthier nails and shinier, healthier hair, you will find more than 300 delicious recipes in this book to help you.
Each recipe shows you how to combine a variety of fruits rich in vital antioxidants with vitamin rich leafy greens into delicious drinks that can be made in minutes and which will have amazing benefits for your health.
2. Green Smoothie Revolution
This is the first of two books I am recommending by Victoria Boutenko. First published in 2009, this book addresses the problem common to many of us living in the fast-paced 21st century, that of finding life so hectic, that it is difficult to take the time to prepare and eat a balanced diet. It shows how this problem which causes so many health problems can be addressed by consuming healthy smoothies.
Many of us do not even realize that we are not functioning at optimum levels, we have gotten used to feeling tired, not sleeping well, finding it difficult to concentrate – and so on, the list goes on!
Green Smoothie Revolution: The Radical Leap Towards Natural Health – get your copy at a discount from Amazon!
In her book, Victoria calls this a ‘silent epidemic’ and sets about informing her readers in an interesting and very readable way about how to improve our nutrition with delicious recipes that are quick and easy to make.
There are 200 recipes in the book, each of them is simple to make, but there is such a huge variety of tastes that there is enough to keep everyone happy!
“This book is groundbreaking and needed by a population whose health is threatened by its own processed food supply. From a naturopathic perspective, the most important constituents of healing are here in these new recipes—enzymes, amino acids, fiber, minerals, antioxidants, and much more. Victoria Boutenko has an intense sense of curiosity combined with a brilliant mind… Join the Green Smoothie Revolution! You may not buy a more important book this year!”
—Ariel Policano, ND
3. Green for Life
Whilst we all know and understand that we should be eating more of the health-giving fruits and vegetables in our diets, but with our modern lifestyles, it can be difficult to accommodate that.
Victoria advocates Green smoothies as a way to correct those deficiencies in our diet and to eliminate the build up of toxins in our bodies.
You can get your copy of Green for Life here!
This book goes into more detail about the nutritional science behind the benefits. But she does it all in an easy to read and interesting way. You will learn more about the benefits of the soluble and insoluble fiber and how the chlorophyll that makes plants green has tremendous healing powers in our bodies.
If you want more delicious recipes, combined with more in depth information about the health benefits, backed up by real testimonials of people who have experienced those benefits for themselves, this is a great choice.
“Green for Life is a classic tome on green smoothies, with lots of information on the health benefits and easy recipes to get started.”
4. Green Smoothies Diet
Author Robyn Openshaw has created a real winner here with a super book on how to stay younger longer and remain healthy with the Green Smoothies Diet. Her recipes focus on teaching her readers how to improve their health with delicious and inexpensive recipes. You can read more about Robyn and her work on her web site greensmoothiegirl.com.
I love this book because the recipes are not only amazingly healthy, but they are also really delicious. It takes only a few minutes to make one of her smoothies and get all the nutritional benefits of the ingredients she teaches you to use.
Green Smoothies Diet: The Natural Program for Extraordinary Health – get your copy at a great price from Amazon!
So whether you want to lose weight, detox, boost your immune system or just boost your energy, these recipes will help you and in addition provide long-term health benefits in helping to ward off heart disease, diabetes and some cancers if you use the smoothies regularly. In addition, these delicious recipes will not only make you feel great on the inside, you will soon start to notice that you are looking great on the outside too, with improvements in hair, nails and especially, your skin!
“I was engrossed from the first page of the introduction, which is funny
because you wouldn’t think a nutrition book would be so interesting. The
author has a nurturing voice and helps you feel YOU CAN DO THIS.”
I have loved sharing my roundup of my favorite four green smoothies recipe books with you – enjoy!