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  • Blending Greens and Vegetables?

    I am new to primal but i have just started out blending as well (not juicing) to keep all the fiber and macronutrients. I usually make a couple smoothies a day consisting of something like:

    4 cups of spinach, handful of blueberries, coconut milk, and a tablespoon of almond butter or coconut oil

    I try to keep out the sugar (trying to burn fat), anyone have any advice or recipes?
    Has anyone had success with blending greens and veggies?

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    Kale is the 'super-green'! Try a little of that in there.

    Also, for variety, cocoa powder, raw egg yolks, and unsweetened coconut.

    You are on the right track. Good luck!

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    • #3
      You can replace blueberries with avocado and/or tomato paste to reduce sugar or different taste. Hot peppers, lemon/lime juice, celery and cucumbers add well to this gazpacho style smoothies

      For a hot version, try cauliflower (with coconut milk and mustard and some hot spice) or broccoli with or without a few carrots, turnips or rutabagas or pumpkin. These hot blends are great when it's cold outside or you want porridge-like food.
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