green machine

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Last week we bought invested in a Vitamix.

We’ve long been dreaming of this kitchen blender beauty; it takes blending to a whole new level and to blend we will!

our Vitamix

Green smoothies (aka kale shake) are an upper to a healthy fit lifestyle; its a fantastic way to kick off your day as your body is getting a jolt of nutrients and it’s amazing for your digestive system! You have this first thing in the morning (although I work out first on an empty tummy and then do the smoothie).

Jay is intent of doing a 2 week daily cleanse following the green smoothie revolution pioneered by Kevin James and brought to light by Jay’s penultimate roll model Joe Rogan. It goes a little something like this:

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If you want to give the green smoothie revolution a go, here are some more recipes via the Vitamix database.

This was our first green smoothie this morning

Ingredients: 1 bunch kale, 2 celery stalks, 2 small unwaxed apples, 1 unwaxed pear, 1 carrot, 250ml coconut water.

I think it’s a little too much volume so we’ll halve it tomorrow…

Viva the green revolution!

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5 thoughts on “green machine

  1. Not sure if my comment before worked (went into spam or for moderation).

    I don’t think I could drink anything green… way too healthy (plus green leafy stuff freaks me out!)

    1. oh, its not so bad, and think of all the good things it’s doing to your insides!!!

      on my second attempt it was wonderful – kale, celery, carrot, a whole frozen mango & coconut water!

      1. Blech…. Plus I don’t get the ‘kale’ thing. I’ve been reading a lot about kale on blogs recently, including Kale Chips. WTF?!

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