Green and red are the colors of the season for some, but it should be a staple in your diet all throughout the year. Here are some green treats that will give you the vitamins and nutrients that you need to stay healthy.

Drinks

mangogreen

Berry Green Goodness Smoothie

Ingredients

1 cup of spinach
1 cup of strawberries
1 cup of blueberries
1 banana

Procedure

Put ingredients (except banana) in Blender. Once everything is blended thoroughly, add banana.

Benefits

This antioxidant packed refresher will leave your skin smooth, enhance your brain function and mood. Expect to have vitamin and minerals galore. Your body will soak up vitamin A, B, C, E, protein, potassium, iron, folic acid, calcium, and more.

Tropical Mint Smoothie

Ingredients

2 cups of spinach
1/2 cup lightly packed fresh mint leaves
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/4 cup lime juice
1 chopped mango
1 banana
Ice cubes optional

Procedure

Put ingredients (except banana) in Blender. Once everything is blended thoroughly, add banana.

Benefits

Sipping on this refreshing drink you will have some natural detoxing agents, vitamin C, potassium, calcium, protein, iron, folic acid, and more.

Food

dandelion-salad

Detox Delight

Ingredients

Romaine lettuce
Dandelion
Kale
Yellow peppers
Cucumbers
Carrots

Procedure
Mix all of the ingredients

Benefits

Dandelion is known to relieve acne, anemia, urinary disorders as well as maintain bone health, skin care and weight loss. Kale is known to strengthen your immune system, aid in digestion and lower cholesterol, the vegetable also helps your skin, hair, and bones. This salad will also offer you vitamin A, E, B, silica, protein, calcium, and more.

Super Spinach Salad

Ingredients
Romaine lettuce
Spinach
Tomatoes
Cucumbers
Green and red peppers

Procedure
Mix all the ingredients

Benefits

This salad is known to have folic acid, iron,  protein, calcium and other agents that promote health.

-Yvelette Stines