Green Drinks To Kick Start Your Day!

How’s the healthy eating going? Could it be a little better? I suppose there’s always room for improvement. 

In our lives, we often have way too much going on which can lead to stress, lack of energy, bad skin and we lose motivation to do things.

What you might need is a simple juice. Keyword: simple.

You can gain amazing benefits by starting your day with a green vegetable juice/smoothie on an empty stomach, followed by a healthy nutritious breakfast. These recipes are not meal replacements, more likely additions to your eating plan. They are an extra boost of plant based goodness! These green beauties are only around 100 calories. Like a big vitamin and a mineral tablet but 100% natural.

Here’s our 5 delcious recipes that we’d like to share with you. If you do use one of our recipes, please feel free to share them to our facebook group or to my e-mail 

Detoxville Juice

  • 2 Cucumbers
  • 1 Small Beetroot
  • 3 Celery Stalks
  • 1 Large Handful Spinach Leaves
  • 1 Lemon, Peeled
  • 1 Lime, Peeled
  • ½ Teaspoon Turmeric


Push vegetables through a juicer and add the turmeric at the end. Stir to combine and enjoy. This juice is without fibres so the nutrients get to the cells faster. 


Green Monster Juice

  • 2 Small Green Apples, Cut in Half
  • 3 Celery Stalks
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 8 Leaves Kale
  • 1/2 Lemon, Peeled
  • 1 Piece Fresh Ginger
  • Sprig of Mint 


Push through the juicer and enjoy before your breakfast. Again, this is a juice without fibres and will get absorbed faster. 


Now we shall try the more filling vegetable smoothies that contain fibre.  Here we’re blending all the vegetables and fruit in one go.

Refreshing Ginger & Cucumber Kick

  • 1 1/2 Cups of Water
  • 1/2 Lemon, peeled
  • 1/4 Avocado peeled and pitted
  • 1 Cup of Baby Spinach
  • 1/2 Cups of Cucumber Peeled and Seeds Removed
  • 1 Medjool Date, pitted
  • 1 Tbsp. Hemp seeds
  • 1/2 Tsp. Fresh Ginger
  • A few ice cubes. 

Place in blender and blitz. Yum. This smoothie is rather filling. 

The following was a recipe originally from my Nutribullet pamphlet. And I keep using it regularly. It’s delicious

Lean & Green

1  Cup Kale
1  Stalk Celery
3  Sprigs Parsley
2  Chunks Cucumber, 1 inch each
1 small  Pear, core removed
½ Inch Ginger, peeled
1 Tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar
1 ½ Cups Water

Add to a tall blender cup and press the button to blend…30 seconds later, you’ll be enjoying this refreshing cleansing smoothie that is jam packed with goodies. 

Green Vanilla Surprise
Yes, it is a surprise because here we’re blending vanilla and plant milk into a green smoothie. I think you’ll love this!

1 cup unsweetened plant milk
2 leaves of kale
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 green apple, cored
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup water
A few sprigs parsley
1 teaspoon flax seed

You know what to do: place everything into blender…press button…after 30 seconds, you’ll be drinking a fragrant delicious light green smoothie. 

Don’t forget to let me know which was your favourite! 

Until then, yours in Health,

Nicki Kelly
Vegan Wellness Coach

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Helen Goldsbrough
5 years ago

Hi Nicki, Unfortunately I don,t have a juicer only a wee hand blender but think I may be able to do the green vanilla surprise so will try that in next couple of days. They all sound delicious! I guess some kind of juicer/blender will be on my next shopping list. Thank you for all your help so far!