Have you ever tried to make your own green smoothie hoping to go on a green smoothie diet so that you can gain the benefits that these smoothies can offer you. Have your smoothies turned out just the opposite of what you expected them to turn out like? Did your green smoothie end up tasting a little bit bitter? That actually can be quite common if you’ve never made them before.
If you are serious about your green smoothie diet and want the smoothies to taste great also, here are a few simple rules that you can follow that will help you make great green smoothies and help your green smoothie diet be a success.
Choosing Your Greens
There are plenty of greens that you can pick from when it comes to making a good smoothie for your green smoothie diet. Two of the best ones that you can pick would be Swiss chard and kale. However, another one that many tend to skip over would be dandelion greens, something people have been using in recipes for centuries. If you are afraid of making your smoothie too bitter here is a short list of greens that are not bitter:
• Bok choy
• Napa cabbage
• Beet greens
• Butter lettuce
• Mustard greens