Beginner Green Smoothie Recipe

This simple Green Smoothie Recipe combines the fresh flavor of foraged ingredients in a healthy, refreshing drink.

| October 2013

  • Make this quick Green Smoothie Recipe with just six ingredients.
    Photo By Fotolia/tashka2000
  • “Wild Edibles” by Sergei Boutenko combines a practical guide to safely forage for food and a recipe collection to put those finds to use.
    Cover Courtesy North Atlantic Books

In this field guide to foraging wild edible plants, explore the health benefits of wild-harvested food and how to safely identify plants. Wild Edibles (North Atlantic Books, 2013) outlines the basic rules for gathering etiquette and author Sergei Boutenko offers more than 60 recipes to put your foraged food to use. This Green Smoothie Recipe was taken from part 3, “Wild Edible Recipes.”

You can purchase this book from the Capper’s Farmer store: Wild Edibles.

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Beginner Green Smoothie Recipe

1-2 cups freshly picked raspberries
1 cup spinach
1 banana, peeled
1 apple, chopped
1 1/2 cups water
1/2 cup ice cubes

Blend all ingredients in a blender until the ice has been crushed to a desirable consistency. Decorate with raspberry flowers. Serves 1-2

From Wild Edibles: A Practical Guide to Foraging, with Easy Identification of 60 Edible Plants and 67 Recipes by Sergei Boutenko, published by North Atlantic Books, copyright © 2013 by Sergei Boutenko. Reprinted by permission of publisher. Buy this book from our store: Wild Edibles.

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