Summer Green Chi Smoothie
Low on the glycemic index and a low-acidic-highly-alkaline wonder, this smoothie comes from brilliant Dr. Frank Lipman in his book Spent. This smoothie will become a family favorite.
1 cup almond milk (buy unsweetened; alkaline)
1 capful of vanilla
A squirt of agave syrup (low on the glycemic index)
1 cup frozen cherries (alkaline and low on the glycemic index)
Juice of 1/2 lime (alkalizing)
2 teaspoons of powdered greens (alkaline, low on the glycemic index)
3 tablespoons whey powder (or hemp powder –very alkaline–for those sensitive to whey)
Half an avocado (alkalizing)
Add the liquid to a blender, then add the solid ingredients. Blend.
By Annie B. Bond, the best-selling and award-winning author of five healthy/green living books, including Better Basics for the Home (Three Rivers Press, 1999), Home Enlightenment, Clean & Green (1990), and most recently True Food (National Geographic, 2010 and winner of Gourmand Awards Best Health and Nutrition Cookbook in the World). She has authored literally thousands of articles and was named “the foremost expert on green living” by Body & Soul magazine (2009).Summer Green Chi Smoothie,