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Recipe: Wild and Sour Green Smoothie (low glycemic)

By Ritamarie Loscalzo

Wild and Sour Green Smoothie

Wild and Sour Green Smoothie

This delicious and simple green smoothie is low-glycemic, and can be eaten as a meal replacement.

Wild and Sour Green Smoothie


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 cups collard greens
  • 1-1/2 cup dandelion greens
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 1 cup Napa cabbage
  • 1 handful of chickweed (or sprouts if not available)
  • 1 cup parsley
  • 2 scallions
  • 1/2 inch piece of ginger
  • Blueberries (optional, if it is too sour for your taste)


  1. Blend all ingredients until smooth.
  2. Add water or juice to desired consistency.

This recipe is from Dr. Ritamarie’s  blood sugar balancing program, B4 Be Gone.

For similar recipes like this, you can also join the GREEN Cleanse Program.


Yours in health and joy,


Comment below: What are some of your favorite low- glycemic green smoothie recipes?

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1 Comment

  1. cis on September 5, 2013 at 5:22 am

    I am not familiar with (and don’t know where to find):
    – collard
    – dandelion greens (I only have the dried dandelion I use in my tea)
    – Napa cabbage (will any cabbage do?)
    – chickweed

    pictures would help

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