Bee Green Smoothies

We’re drinking green smoothies this month. Did you know that June is National Fruits and Vegetables Month? Neighboring farms and gardens are bursting with ripening fresh fruits and vegetables. Who doesn’t enjoy fresh-from-the-garden produce from local farmer’s markets or from neighbor’s gardens?

Two glasses filled with spinach and kale green detox smoothie with yellow and green swirled straws

One way to increase your fruit and veggie intake is by drinking green smoothies. Smoothies are great when you’re busy and on the go or to treat your body well after over-indulging in too many treats.

The difference between a green juice and green smoothies is the amount of fiber you get from a smoothie is far greater than the amount of fiber you get from green juice. Technically the smoothie is better for you, rich with vitamins and nutrients from raw and unfiltered plants. It also leads to satiety (the feeling of being satisfied by the food you are eating so that you are not left craving more food.)

How to make Green Smoothies

Perfect for breakfast or lunch and should give you energy for your summertime activities.

  • Put greens and homemade almond milk to a high-speed blender. Blend well.
  • Add avocado and almond butter. Blend well.
  • Next are the berries. Blend well.
  • In the last step, add honey, chia seeds, and cocoa nibs. Blend well.
  • Pour into glasses or mason jars. Enjoy!

Green smoothies are packed with a lot of vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants that you are missing

The great thing about smoothies is that they make it really easy to get in a few servings of fruits and vegetables at once! And, when you use Eastern Shore Honey, you get a little extra sweetness to brighten the whole thing up. Try our newest Avocado Honey, however, using Sweet Clover or Spring honey would also make it festive.

There is no “right” or “wrong” when making smoothies.

Smoothie recipes are well worth any effort required to make them. We worked hard to make this recipe easy so you can enjoy both the process of making them and eating them! We always encourage you to play with our recipes and make them your own. Sometimes it may be out of necessity. If you are staying away from sugar right now, remove any fruit with sugar and make this a savory treat. Play with your food!

  • No green apples on hand? Try pineapple
  • Mix up the greens based on what is in season
  • Add some flax seeds or hulled hemp seeds in place of chia seeds
  • Top with cocoa nibs or hulled hemp seeds for added crunch
  • If you like your smoothie thicker add frozen berries or add ice cubes.

Want a thicker smoothie? Reduce the liquid or add more avocado. Avocado really makes this smoothie creamy (without dairy), and you’ll be surprised how well it blends into the smoothie. You may be skeptical since avocados are normally savory, but try it, you’ll like it!

Bee Healthy!

If you decide to try these fantastic recipes, be sure to take a photo and share them with us using #waxingkararecipes on Instagram. We love seeing your photos!

About the Author

kara

Kara waxes about the bees, creates and tests recipes with her friend Joyce, and does her best to share what she’s learned and continues to learn about the bees, honey, ingredients we use and more.

Related Posts

new row of grosso X featuring yellow butterfly

How to Make Lavender Body Oil

Lavender Body Oil is a relaxing elixir that’s simple to make. Growing Lavender is easy and offers many positive rewards. The vibrant purple lavender flowers, or better known as lavender spikes and buds, may be used for a variety of purposes f …

field of mustard in full bloom

Celebrating National Mustard Day

In the early days, we were open to suggestions for ideas on what to grow for the bees. One of my most revered beekeeping teachers told me how much bees love mustard. I added mustard to our wildflower mix and watched in amazement as the field quickly bl …

watermelon feta salad with honey dressing fresh mint tomato onion and olives in plate on table

Watermelon Feta Salad

Are you looking for something interesting to bring to the picnic? This Watermelon Feta Salad is for you. Your friends and family will revel over all the time you slaved over this dish. You’ll know the truth that it took about 15 minutes to prepare! The …

Serenity is Bee Inspired®

Try Our New Serenity Spa Tower and Save
Serenity Spa Tower
Shop Now

Waxing short & sweet, our emails are sure to offer you a treat.

* indicates required



Interests

1 thought on “Bee Green Smoothies

  1. There are a lot of great ideas in this one recipe to make many variations!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

shares