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Want the benefits of a green smoothie but gag at the thought of drinking kale? Have trouble chugging down parsley? Here's a delicious cleansing, immune-boosting and nutritious smoothie that can help ease you in to drinking green.

Ingredients:
  • 1 navel orange
  • half a green apple (I leave the skin on)
  • 1 large handful of baby spinach
  • an inch to an inch and a half of raw ginger (peeled)
  • a few ice cubes
The color might be grassy, but this drink tastes sweet! It has iron, fiber, vitamin C, anti-inflammatory properties, and ginger is a natural nausea suppressant. This smoothie feels great in the morning as a refreshing start to the day, or as a supplement if you're feeling under the weather.

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Lauren Rudick is an international yoga instructor offering workshops and retreats abroad with her latest coming up in Costa Rica and Morocco. She has taught at studios, conferences and festivals the world over from Bermuda to Iceland. Her classes are infused with humor and positivity, helping students build confidence on and off the mat. Lauren originated the 365-day handstand challenge to help bring some play into practice and unite inversion-addicted yogis around the world. Honoring her creative side and inspired by yoga, Lauren keeps her hands busy creating Avigna Yoga Jewelry. Lauren’s joys in life include bare feet, snowboarding, delicious food, beaches, climbing trees, spontaneous world travel and spooning her dog Julius. Peek into her world on facebook or Instagram.

About the Author

Lauren Rudick is an international yoga instructor offering workshops and retreats abroad with her latest coming up in Costa Rica and Morocco. She has taught at studios, conferences and festivals the world over from Bermuda to Iceland. Her classes are infused with humor and positivity, helping students build confidence on and off the mat. Lauren originated the 365-day handstand challenge to help bring some play into practice and unite inversion-addicted yogis around the world. Honoring her creative side and inspired by yoga, Lauren keeps her hands busy creating Avigna Yoga Jewelry. Lauren’s joys in life include bare feet, snowboarding, delicious food, beaches, climbing trees, spontaneous world travel and spooning her dog Julius. Peek into her world on facebook or Instagram.

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