One Superb Herb Green Smoothie

Although basil has become more and more common as a main ingredient in things like pesto and pasta sauce, this herb still doesn’t get the attention it deserves for the health benefits it offers.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2


  • 1 cup chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1⁄2 cup baby spinach
  • 1⁄2 cup basil leaves
  • 1 small cucumber, peeled
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1⁄2 cup purified water


  • Place the lettuce, spinach, basil, cucumber, and garlic in a blender with half of the water and blend until combined thoroughly.
  • If needed, continue adding remaining water while blending until desired texture is achieved.