Smoothies featuring apple

Super Skin Glow Fresh Juice

Super Skin Glow Fresh JuiceIt’s officially glowing skin time here at Healthy Smoothie HQ!

I figured a good juice recipe for your skin would be a nice compliment to my most recent smoothie recipe, The Official Glowing Green Smoothie.

Nothing brings out the glow in your skin like fresh juice. This recipe contains some of the most beneficial fruits and vegetables for healthy, supple, beautiful skin.

Here are the ingredients with a brief description of how each promotes healthy, glowing skin.

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The Official Glowing Green Smoothie

The Official Glowing Green SmoothieThis is not a Healthy Smoothie HQ original recipe, but rather the brainchild of the vibrant Kimberly Snyder. This smoothie is so awesome I had to re-post it on my site.

What sets this green smoothie apart from the competition is the sheer amount of green vegetables it calls for.

Greens are in a class of their own providing an abundance of vitamins, minerals, and overall nutrition. By blending your greens you help break down the cell wall and unlock all the key nutrients for your body to absorb and assimilate.

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Fall Harvest Juice

Fall Harvest Juice

Before running through the juicer…

This is the first recipe in what will eventually be many in the Fresh Juice category.

Fall is in the air and farmers are harvesting some of my favorite foods, many of which are great for juicing.

On my most recent trip to the farmers’ market I couldn’t help myself and bought more than I could possibly eat in the next week. When I got home I knew I’d be breaking out my trusty Jack LaLanne juicer to make sure nothing went to waste.

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Apple Blueberry Beet Greens Smoothie

Apple Blueberry Beet Greens SmoothieIf you haven’t figured out how to make good use of your excess beet greens, or are looking for a new green to work into the rotation, this smoothie is for you.

For the longest time I made green smoothies with only spinach and kale, but that got boring. Then I started using other greens such as Swiss chard, dandelion greens, lettuce, arugula, and beet greens. The result, a healthier me and my smoothie fun-o-meter going bonkers :)

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Amazing Apple Green Smoothie

Amazing Apple Green SmoothieIf you’re in the mood for an applicious green smoothie, then you didn’t land here by mistake.

We’re all familiar with the famous adage, “An apple a day keeps the doctor way”. My version, or upgrade goes like this, “A green smoothie a day keeps the doctor away, and ensures you have the best day ever!”

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Hindu Lemonade Smoothie

Hindu Lemonade SmoothieYou’re probably asking yourself, what’s Hindu lemonade? It’s not lemonade that you’d typically buy from the store or make at home, it’s far superior, from a health standpoint.

Hindu lemonade is a fermented, probiotic rich beverage, in the same class as kefir and kombucha.

It’s extremely easy to make and only requires a few ingredients: a couple lemons and limes, sucanat, liquid whey, nutmeg, and water. Ditch the sugary drinks and opt for this delicious fermented beverage. It’s a sweet drink you can feel good consuming and giving to your kids. It also serves as a great base for your smoothies.

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