As we enter the new year with warranted hesitation and full stomachs from months of social distancing followed by holiday feasts and well-deserved treats, many of us are looking to change our dieting routine for something less heavy on the carbs.
Introducing fruits and veggies into the mix is one surefire way to boost your health, kickstarting your 2021 with natural energy and nutrients.
A green smoothie is a perfect way to add these benefits to your lifestyle and is incredibly easy to make. The base of all green smoothies is generally the same, a hearty green, lemon, ginger, cucumber, apples and celery.
But adding nutrient-rich herbs and greens grown in your Vegehome can elevate its benefits and delight your taste buds. Here are just a few palate expanding additions you can add to the green smoothie that can be grown on your own in your Vegehome!
Lemon Balm is a part of the mint family and has a bright lemony flavour and scent. It has been used in herbal medicine for anxiety, stress, insomnia, indigestion, and many other conditions.
Red Russian kale is a delicious green that is packed with antioxidants, perfect for daily juicing. Kale’s essential health benefits include vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, and minerals.
Helios Basil is a culinary chameleon as its fragrant, fresh, lemony taste is perfect for various uses. Basil contains vitamin K, manganese, iron, vitamin A, and vitamin C.