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Tropical Dandelion Smoothie

Tropical Dandelion Green Smoothie

This smoothie will change the way you think about Dandelion Greens!  This smoothie has a tropical twist that will make you even forget you are drinking dandelion greens.  I was at Bosu class (Pilates) and I was getting really hungry by the end of class so I started dreaming of a smoothies (ya, I know, only in Crystal-land!)  I remembered I had dandelion greens in the fridge from my juice cleanse and a ton of fruit so I thought this would be perfect!

If you read my last post which explains the health benefits of dandelion greens this is a refresher for you:

Eight reasons to add Dandelion greens to your diet:

  • Helps fight cancer
  • Boosts immunity
  • Builds bones, teeth and blood
  • Stimulates production of bile enabling better function of the liver
  • cleanse the gallbladder
  • Key minerals include: calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, zinc, copper and manganese
  • Key vitamins include: vitamin C, vitamin B, and vitamin E
  • Phytochemicals include: beta-carotene and chlorophyll

This recipe is a great way to add all the benefits of dandelion greens to your diet.  I did not add any sweetener to this recipe because there is plenty enough sweet from the pineapple and banana but you are welcome to 🙂  I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I did, have an awesome day!!

Tropical Dandelion Green Smoothie

Tropical Dandelion Smoothie

Crystal Bonnet
Delicious tropical flavored smoothie with Dandelion greens.

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup frozen pineapple
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 d'anjou pear
  • 1 small handful of dandelion greens
  • 1 cup of almond milk
  • shredded coconut

Instructions
 

  • Blend all ingredients except the shredded coconut in the blender until smooth.
  • Garnish with shredded coconut.

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Crystal Bonnet is an International Raw Food Chef, Instructor and Cookbook Author. Her culinary passion started with living, plant-based food in her own kitchen which led her to train at industry leading culinary schools. Read more.

2 thoughts on “Tropical Dandelion Smoothie”

  1. This is a great way to have dandelions in a smoothie! I used 1 cup of dandelions and added 2 tablespoons of mint, a little piece of fresh ginger; I blended in 1/4 cup of shredded coconut. It was a tiny bit bitter, especially since I used only 1/2 cup of pear and banana each. But I really enjoyed it. A little bitterness cleanses the palate. 🙂

    Thank you for the great recipe and I look forward to trying the Summertime Lemon Tahini salad.

    1. Hi Rosana,

      Wow, your version sound really yummy! Thank you and looking forward to see how you like the summertime lemon tahini salad! 🙂

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