On this episode of Healthytarian Living, host Evita Ochel demonstrates the making of a wild green smoothie, including the identification and harvesting of the wild greens.

This video episode includes:

  • the main components of green smoothies
  • the general nutrition and health benefits of green smoothies
  • an explanation of 4 wild greens that can be easily harvested and used
  • ideas of wild fruits to harvest for the wild green smoothie
  • hands on experience with outdoor footage for harvesting the wild greens
  • a demonstration of making the wild green smoothie
  • various tips and practical components

Meal Characteristics

  • mostly wildcrafted ingredients
  • whole, nutrient dense food
  • raw
  • vegan
  • gluten/wheat/grain free
  • nut free
  • soy and corn free
  • rich in antioxidants
  • rich in vitamins
  • rich in minerals
  • rich in phytonutrients
  • rich in fiber
  • source of healthy fats
  • source of healthy protein
  • cholesterol free
  • naturally ultra low in sodium
  • anti-inflammatory
  • cleansing/detoxifying
  • anti-cancerous
  • healing and preventative

Goodies Needed

  • a handful (or more) of wild greens
  • 1 cup (or more) of wild fruit
  • water (local spring, well, or filtered)

Optional Additions:

  • 2 TBSP per serving organic seeds (ex: flax, or chia, or hemp)
  • 2 ice-cubes per serving
  • your favorite superfoods (ex: spirulina powder, coconut, etc.)
  • a sweet fruit (ex: banana)

Tools Needed:

  • basket or bowl for collecting wild edibles
  • high-powered blender (ex: Vitamix or Nutribullet)
  • smoothie glass