Sinatra-Smart Smoothie

In this video, my son, Step, and I make an antioxidant smoothie in the blender. Drinking this smoothie every day can help you consume the 5 to 9 daily servings of fruits and vegetables you need for good health, and reduce your chances of developing cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer!

Loaded with vitamins, minerals, live enzymes and other nutrients we need, this antioxidant smoothie supports healthy cellular function. By blending rather than juicing it, we get all the wonderful heart-healthy insoluble fiber that helps us detoxify and supports our immune systems.

My youngest son, Drew, a naturopathic doctor, believes that consuming green, clean and vital foods is a key means of preventing chronic disease and recommends this drink to most of his patients. A bon sante! It’s easy – and well worth it –  to blend up batch of vegetable goodness, and it can last several days in the fridge.

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4 Comments

  1. Len Ferrara

    on February 6, 2014 at 2:53 am

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    Great stuff! Suggestion – the link to the video is VERY hard to find on your blog. Maybe consider showing a video screen. Also the link to the video on your blog doesn’t show well when shared on facebook. Shows a disrelated pic and doesn’t look like a video. (I think more people would share the shared link if they saw that it was a video. But the content…Awesome stuff 😉

  2. Trisha

    on March 7, 2014 at 5:29 pm

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    After showing me it was taped at Gurney’s Inn, there was the download, but then nothing happened.

    Could there be a printed recipe that we could copy?

  3. HMDI Editor

    on March 7, 2014 at 8:44 pm

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    We’ve received a few comments about not being able to watch or hear some of the videos at HMDI and are looking into whether there’s anything we can do on our end to fix the issue. In the meantime, you can download a PDF of the recipe above under HMDI Recipes: Sinatra-Smart Smoothie.

  4. Jeff

    on March 8, 2014 at 5:27 am

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    Thanks for the video and advice for pomegranate as my LDL is high even though my total is below 200. I was wondering about combining fruits and veggies. I thought fruits were best consumed on empty stomachs as they digest quicker. My morning smoothie is fruits, berries, walnuts, spinach or kale, whey, avocado and fresh ground flax seeds. I will eat a veggie salad for dinner. Always avoiding the dirty dozen. I would think blending my broccoli with fruit would cause some stomach distress? You should look into getting a Blendtec or Vitamix blender. Thanks again for your videos.

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