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Zero Waste Smoothie Recipes with Conscious Cleanse & Abeego
Zero Waste Smoothie Recipes with Conscious Cleanse & Abeego

If you know us here at the Conscious Cleanse, you know we love our green smoothies! We believe that there’s no snack more versatile and nutritious than a freshly blended smoothie.

Ranging from the protein-packed peanut butter and banana smoothie to the light and fruity blueberry & lemon smoothie to the palette-awakening cilantro & lime smoothie, these blended beauties are a simple, delicious, and customizable way to chug nutritious foods.

Above all, however, is the smoothie’s unmatched ability to help reduce food waste in your kitchen. While you may not delight in munching on strawberry tops or lemon peels on their own, tossed in a blender, they keep your smoothie healthy and your compost empty.

So we’ve teamed up with our friends at Abeego to offer you a delicious round-up of zero waste smoothie recipes!

We love Abeego and their commitment to creating a product that’s good for you, for your food, and for the planet. Their products are designed to help your fresh foods breathe and last longer, in addition to being 100% plastic-free, reusable, and biodegradable.

Whether you’re after breakfast smoothie recipes, smoothie recipes for kids, or simply looking to up your blended fruit game, we’ve put together a list of some yummy waste-free smoothie recipes to help you reduce your food waste.

Conscious Cleanse’s Blueberry Lemon Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients:

2 cups cashew milk
1 TB. chia seeds
3 large romaine lettuce leaves
1 cup spinach
small handful of fresh Italian parsley (flat-leaf) – stems and all!
¼ tsp. lemon zest
Juice of ½ lemon (wrap the other half in Abeego for safekeeping)
2 cups frozen blueberries

Instructions:

Combine all ingredients in a high-speed blender and blend until smooth.

*This is one of the many delicious recipes in our new cookbook, The Conscious Cleanse Cookbook! Grab your copy.

Toni Desrosiers’ Strawberry Mint Smoothie Recipe

Yields: 1 smoothie

Ingredients:

2 cups your choice of milk
1 TB. hemp hearts or chia seeds
1 cup kale
small handful of mint leaves – stems and all!
1 cup frozen strawberries – tops and all!
½ banana

Instructions:

Combine all ingredients in a high-speed blender and blend until smooth. 

More Ingredients to Reduce Food Waste With Smoothies:

Celery leaves
Cauliflower stalk
Kiwi skins
Cucumber skin
Kale Stems 

Climbing aboard the smoothie train means purchasing heaps of greens and fruits on a weekly basis. With Abeego food wrap, you can enjoy the same freshness of your precious smoothie ingredients on Friday as you did on Monday. 

Burrito-wrap your bundles of kale or spinach in a large or giant Abeego food wrap to keep them spirited and nutritious for this Brain Boosting Smoothie Bowl. Grab your Abeego food wrap and wrap your halved lemon, apple, or leftover strawberry tops for an amazing Apple & Strawberry Smoothie.

With love,

Jo & Jules

Jo Schaalman and Jules Peláez are co-authors of two books The Conscious Cleanse: Lose Weight, Heal Your Body and Transform Your Life in 14 Days, a best-selling, step-by-step guide to help you live your most vibrant life and their brand new The Conscious Cleanse Cookbook! Together they’ve led thousands of people through their online supported cleanse through their accessible and light-hearted approach. They’ve been dubbed “the real deal” by founder and chief creative director Bobbi Brown, of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, beauty editor of the TODAY show.


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