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How to Make A Green Smoothie: Recipe and Video for St. Patrick’s Day

By Lisa Christie on 03/12/2014

For St. Patrick’s Day, try this nutritious Green Mountain green smoothie recipe from Robyn Priebe, our dietitian and healthy recipe guru.

Green Smoothie Recipe

Green Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 packed cups baby spinach
  • 1 orange, peeled
  • ½ cup chopped pineapple
  • ½ cup green grapes
  • 1 tablespoon of lime juice
  • Ice cold water, as needed

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in a high power blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Serve immediately.

Makes 2 servings.

Tell us your go-to green smoothie ingredients!

Video: How Do You Make A Green Smoothie?

Check out Robyn’s video below on how to make a green smoothie and what kinds of ingredients go well together when making your own smoothies at home. To avoid bitterness, Robyn recommends a water-based smoothie featuring different greens and citrus fruit.

Read More: Green Smoothie Obsession >>

A Q&A with a Biggest Loser Contestant on Weight Loss for Women

By Lisa Christie on 03/10/2014

Kai Hibbard Speaks About Life After The Biggest Loser, Extreme Dieting And Permanent Weight Loss for Women When weight loss is the goal, the tendency is to want to take it off fast and at any cost. But that’s an outdated and unrealistic approach to weight loss, says Kai Hibbard, a contestant on season 3 of The Biggest Loser. In […] Read more »

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Fitness Friday Video: Chair Yoga Demonstration

By Lisa Christie on 03/07/2014

So, you want to try yoga? But, something is holding you back. Maybe you’re concerned everyone else might be more advanced. Or you just don’t think you’ll be able to do the poses. Or your instructor won’t accommodate any limitations you might have. Have you considered starting with chair yoga? According to Arthritis Today, a small but growing number of […] Read more »

How Do I Stop Overeating at Night?

By Jacki Monaco on 03/06/2014

Jacki Monaco is a Green Mountain alum who blogs about successfully overcoming binge eating disorder. Her story was featured recently on CNN.com. Ever had this conversation with your fridge? Dinner is over. It’s barely 7:00 PM. I’m not going to bed for at least another 5 hours. I can hear the faint hum of the refrigerator whispering to me from […] Read more »

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5 Reasons You Keep Overeating at Night

By Robyn Priebe on 03/05/2014

Overeating At Night Can Be A Hard Habit To Break Do you feel like it gets harder to manage what or how much you eat as the day progresses? Does all your resolve crumble away once you get home from work or school, or after you put the kids to bed, night after night? Overeating at night is a common cause […] Read more »

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