When you are ready to make your green smoothie, make sure you keep it simple by trying just one or two greens. Spinach is the best place to start, since it blends in almost any blender and is pretty tasteless in a smoothie.
Eating dark leafy greens is vital to a balanced diet. Greens provide some of best sources of essential nutrients on the planet and they should be much more prevalent in our daily food intake. The key is learning how to make them palatable!
In a recent report published by the Centers for Disease Control that ranked 47 "powerhouse fruits and vegetables," kale placed only 15th (with 49.07 points out of 100 for nutrient density)! Here's a roundup of the 10 leafy green cousins that researchers say pack a greater nutritional wallop.