It is said that 7 is a lucky number, well I have seven great green smoothie recipes for you to try on St. Patrick’s Day!

 

Why do I think green smoothies are so lucky?  Because of the benefits you get when you increase your intake of leafy greens!  Here are some reasons why leafy greens are so beneficial…

 

+Leafy greens are a great source of Vitamin K which helps prevent cardiovascular disease and bone fragility

+Leafy greens can help lower cholesterol

+Leafy greens can support vision health

+Leafy greens help fuel your body

+Leafy greens support bone health by giving you a great source of calcium

+Leafy greens can help prevent colon cancer.  Studies have linked individuals with a higher intake of leafy greens to a decreased risk of colon cancer.

 

Leafy greens are calorie for calorie the most nutritious food out there, so lets feed them to our kids more!  Try one (or hey, try all!) of the following super yummy recipes to sneak some more leafy greens into your child’s diet.

 

**Click the pictures below to view the recipes.**

 

BEACH PARTY GREEN SMOOTHIE

GREEN APPLE KIDZSHAKE

GREEN MACHINE KIDZSHAKE

PINEAPPLE AVOCADO GREEN SMOOTHIE

NUTTY GREENS SMOOTHIE

SUPER FRUITY GREEN SMOOTHIE

PEANUT BUTTER GREEN SMOOTHIE

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