10 Day Green Smoothie Cleanse

Beauty Begins with Biscotti: 10-day Green Smoothie Cleanse by JJ Smith

Today's treat for natural beauty comes in the form of a green smoothie, but not just any smoothie. This particular treat is packed with turnip greens, oranges, raspberries, blueberries, and flaxseed, and it is delicious!

This is just one of the smoothies found in the book, 10-Day Green Smoothie, Cleanse by JJ Smith. 

After becoming extremely uncomfortable in my clothes and disgusted with that annoying roll that kept bulging over my jeans (ew!), I had to do something. For real. 

Readers that have been around for a while will recall my phase with Weight Watchers in Booty Begins with Biscotti. That was cool for while, but it didn't last. 

A married couple at our church looked noticeably thinner and healthier. After asking asking them what their secret was, I purchased the book from Amazon and began a few days later. 
Beauty Begins with Biscotti: 10-day Green Smoothie Cleanse Oranges

You guys, I lost ten pounds and feel great! 
I have sustained energy throughout the day and I don't have that foggy, need-a-nap feeling. My nails are not brittle, but instead strong, and my skin doesn't have that tired feel to it. I think the best thing about this change in eating is my waistline. The money I spent on food for this is nothing compared to new clothes I'd have to buy to accommodate my expanding middle. Now, I actually enjoy the taste of peppers, carrots, apples and greens. 
This is worth sharing because, if I can do this, so can you. Discipline is not one of my strengths. I have to really, really work hard at discipline. I didn't know how I would live without coffee or chocolate chips, but, by the grace of God, I did. And so can you. 

Here's the recipe for today's smoothie:

2 handfuls of greens
Beauty Begins with Biscotti: Nature's Greens Turnip Greens

three small oranges or two large oranges
Beauty Begins with Biscotti: Cascadian Farm Organic
two cups of mixed berries
Beauty Begins with Biscotti: Cascadian Farm Organic
one and a half tablespoons of ground flaxseed
Beauty Begins with Biscotti: Orgain Organic Protein Powder
one scoop of protein powder
Beauty Begins with Biscotti: Orgain Organic Protein Powder
and one teaspoon of stevia
Beauty Begins with Biscotti: Stevia in the Raw
Pulse one cup of water and greens until a green juice forms. Combine all other ingredients and blend. I used a Vitamix from Costco and put it on Smoothie mode. This recipe can be divided into two containers for two meals. 

Let me know if you decide to try the cleanse. I'd love to encourage you through the process of detoxing your body and transforming your eating. 


  1. I am so pleased to know this easy 10 Day Green Smoothie Cleanse recipe. It is very similar to my homemade Green energy drinks. The difference is that my energy drinks aren’t thick as I blend the ingredients properly and don’t add ground flaxseed in it.

    1. Larry, I LOVED reading about your Green energy drinks. I like the suggestion to add coconut milk to the smoothies in the morning. I'm looking forward to trying the Matcha Pear Green Protein Smoothie


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