Dr. Oz Detox Favorite Green Smoothie

Dr. Oz Detox Favorite Green Smoothie by @BlenderBabes

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DR. OZ DETOX FAVORITE GREEN SMOOTHIE RECIPE
Dr. Oz ‘s 3 Day Detox Plan includes his favorite green smoothie recipe (he calls it a shake, but really it’s a green smoothie). Again Dr. Oz combines high antioxidant berries (or you can substitute with tropical fruits such as mango or papaya), with a large amount of lightly flavored green (spinach!) and a non dairy milk.  The e3live or spirulina, maca superfood, and plant based protein powder make this a pretty kick butt vegan green smoothie!  As usual, we recommend a high powered blender such as a Vitamix or Blendtec to quickly and easily break down fruit & vegetable cell walls for maximum absorption in the body and for the smoothest of smoothies, however we also offer tips on making this green smoothie in a regular blender.  Make sure to join our community for more free delicious Dr. Oz green smoothie recipes!


4.7 from 3 reviews
Dr. Oz Detox Favorite Green Smoothie
 
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Recipe type: Detox Breakfast Smoothie
Serves: 28 oz/3.5 cups
Ingredients
  • 1 cup almond milk or your favorite milk substitute
  • 3 cups spinach
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries (or raspberries, blackberries, mangoes, papaya)
  • 1 tablespoon flax oil
  • 1 tablespoon maca powder (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon spirulina or e3live (optional)
  • 2 heaping tablespoons plant-based protein powder
  • 2 dates or a few drops of Stevia to taste
  • 1 cup ice
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients in the jar in order listed
  2. Blendtec: Press the SMOOTHIE Button
  3. Vitamix: Select VARIABLE, speed #1. Turn on machine and quickly increase speed to #10; then to HIGH. Run for 45 seconds or until smooth.
Notes
Nutrition analysis is based on using almond milk and blueberries. Optional ingredients not included.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 16 oz/2 cups Calories: 440 Fat: 36.5g Saturated fat: 26.1g Carbohydrates: 26.0g Sugar: 17.4g Sodium: 87mg Fiber: 6.0 Protein: 9.9g Cholesterol: 12mg

HEALTH BENEFITS & FUN FACTS
E3live is considered by renowned health authorities to be nature’s most beneficial superfood. (Remember to use Promo Code BLENDERBABES for 10% off!) E3Live AFA is a non-GMO heirloom variety. Physiologically, E3Live® helps restore overall body/mind balance in numerous ways. Its field of action simultaneously includes the immune, endocrine, nervous, gastro-intestinal and cardio-vascular systems. Nutritionally, E3Live® provides more than 65 vitamins, minerals, amino acids & essential fatty acids and is a rich source of chlorophyll.

Maca root has been used by indigenous societies (including the Incan’s!) as a source of nourishment and healing for thousands of years. Studies have identified four alkaloids present in maca known to nourish the endocrine system. Maca root has been used as a stress-fighting adaptogen to increase stamina, boost libido and combat fatigue!

Please note: Dr. Oz is not affiliated with or endorses e3live. His favorite detox recipe originally includes spirulina vs e3live. To learn more about the differences between e3live and spirulina click here.

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Tarashaun founded Blender Babes in 2011, after discovering Blendtec and Vitamix blenders and realizing their massive potential to help people eat healthier AND heal their chronic illnesses through food. Her desire is to create a MOVEMENT: to encourage and teach people how to make inexpensive, fast and healthy meals and snacks at home, and to test, review and share an abundance of healthy living products and advice. See ALL our videos on YouTube, chat with BB on Twitter, Join the Fun on Facebook, Share Hers and Their Recipes on Pinterest, Go Behind the Scenes on Instagram, and Add me on Google+


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  1. Jeni Dean-Sims says

    I'm finally OK with Simon spending the amount of money he did on our Vitamix blender!
    I can't wait to start seeing the results of doing this!

  2. Cindy says

    Pretty good! As with others, I cut the spinach in half. I used coconut oil as I didn’t have flax and couldn’t find the maca or e3live. I used a protein powder I had gotten on QVC and it made it so creamy!

    • Blender BabesBlender Babes says

      Perfect! Can’t really make a wrong smoothie. Here at Blender Babes we always say “use what you got!” :)

  3. sharon says

    Bought my Vitamix with full intentions of making my cardio problem better, but had no idea how. . . Now I have the recipes I so need to help improve my own health! Thank you very muchand thank your show, I am a loyal fan and take notes for my 75 year old partner that is so healthy it almost hurts! ! ! He truly is amazing. Your info has helped us make decisions that proved to be best, after 2 strokes, 2brain surgeries and a life dealing with the side effects of the neuro meds I always end up with some kind of problem. . Either from the meds or from a surgery, that was supposed to help reduse my meds, but for whatever reason did not work. At my age(61) I am truly grateful to have made it this far this long. I was not sure I would see my 2 children grow up. So all I get to enjoy now are blessings!Never ever did I think I would get to see My very own grand children, I do realize at times this sounds foolish but I was actually in I.C.U. Recovering from an mci. This seems to be the story of my life and even tho I have survived I want it better- I am a fightertwo times they said I wouldn’t walk or talk and I did.Ineed help.

    • Blender BabesBlender Babes says

      Sharon, thank you so much for sharing your message! We are so happy to hear you have taken charge of your health, we truly believe your Vitamix will help you live healthier. We are glad you are still here with us, it sounds like you have been through a lot! Keep up the good work, so your grand children get to enjoy you! HAPPY BLENDING!

  4. Stephanie Arsenault says

    Had this for breakfast this morning! So fresh, flavourful, and simple – I didn't even need the stevia or dates! Will be using this recipe often!

  5. Azenette Russell says

    I had to start the challenge a day late so I have not tried this one yet. But I am looking forward to it for tomorrow!