Essentials of Green Smoothies

Learn how to make nutritionally superior green smoothies to optimize your health and weight
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  • Lectures 18
  • Length 3 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

Due to our complex and busy modern lives, all too many of us have given up on our kitchens and healthy, wholesome homemade meals. In exchange, we see our health, weight, and energy levels failing us, and our quality of life degrading. What if there was something that you could do today that would provide you with one of the most powerful health boosts, in a quick and easy way? Thanks to green smoothies, there is!

With green smoothies, you can create an ultra-high nutrient-dense meal that is based on fresh, wholesome foods and is naturally low in calories, in less than 5 minutes! Thanks to green smoothies, you can enjoy a quick, easy, and simple way to incorporate whole, plant foods in their natural, raw forms, into your diet, including various fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and superfoods.

Green smoothies provide a powerful nutritional boost for you to optimize your health, lose weight, and improve your energy levels!

This course will provide you with a comprehensive and practical foundation for knowing why green smoothies are one of the healthiest meal choices and how to create them in the healthiest of ways. You will discover the three, core ingredients needed to make whole-meal green smoothies and how to diversify these in abundant ways. Plus, you will learn twelve essential recipes to create your own delicious green smoothie combinations!

This course is intended for you, if you are interested in:

  • Improving your health: healing present or preventing future disease
  • Losing weight or maintaining a healthy weight
  • Naturally gaining back your energy and vitality
  • Improving your diet to focus on more natural or raw, whole, plant foods
  • Incorporating more leafy greens into your diet
  • Balancing your body via alkalizing food sources
  • Getting your kids to eat healthier: more real, whole foods, especially fruits and vegetables
  • Learning how to create quick and easy wholesome meals
  • Ending the vicious cycle of being "sick and tired"


Learn the multitude of benefits green smoothies provide for your physical, mental, and emotional health and wellbeing!

What are the requirements?

  • You will require a blender for this course (If you already own a blender, you may be able to use it throughout the course, but I will explain in one of the lessons how to choose and purchase a blender best suited to your needs)
  • You will require access to fresh leafy greens, as well as other foods, like fruits, nuts, and seeds
  • You will require access to a kitchen where you can put together your green smoothies, including a sink, water, and electrical outlet to run your blender

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Improve your health and weight with green smoothies, one of the easiest and most economical meals.
  • Choose the proper equipment and ingredients needed to make optimally healthy green smoothies.
  • Create dozens of simple, wholesome, and optimally healthy green smoothie recipe combinations.
  • Adapt a green smoothie for various ages, life stages, and health needs.
  • Consume delicious green smoothies that positively support your energy levels, mental clarity, vitality, and overall wellbeing.

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for beginners interested in learning about green smoothies — why these are so beneficial to our health and weight, and how to make them in optimally healthy ways
  • This course is not intended for those who are more advanced in their understanding and making of green smoothies

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Curriculum

05:45

This lesson shares an introduction to the course where you will get to learn more about your teacher, Evita, as well as what to expect from this course and its content.

Section 1: Benefits of Green Smoothies
09:45

In this class you will learn:

  • what makes green smoothies nutritionally superior foods
  • what makes green smoothies practical meal ideas
  • what makes green smoothies economically savvy
13:12

In this class you will learn:


  • what nutritional properties make green smoothies such powerful nutritional tools for helping us prevent or heal disease, and maintain optimal health
  • what the acid-alkaline balance is and how it relates to green smoothies, making them even more valuable for preventing health and weight related problems
  • why green smoothies are ideal choices for losing weight or maintaining a healthy weight, and how they help support healthy eating habits
10:53

In this lesson you will learn why green smoothies make ideal meal choices for:


  • children (all ages and stages)
  • adults (all lifestyles and stages)
  • elderly adults
6 questions

This quiz will help you apply what you learned in lessons 1 through 3, with regards to the health and practical benefits of green smoothies.

Section 2: Ingredients and Equipment for Green Smoothies
09:42

In this lesson you will learn about the first core ingredient of green smoothies — leafy greens. You will learn why they make green smoothies nutritionally superior and what leafy greens to work with for your green smoothies.

09:14

In this lesson you will learn about the other 2 of the 3 core ingredients of green smoothies: the fruits and the liquid needed.

  • You will learn what makes fruits such wonderful additions to green smoothies and what fruits to use to make your green smoothies.
  • You will learn why water is the superior choice of liquid for green smoothies, and why other liquids like juices or non-dairy milks should not be considered for green smoothies.
12:19

In this lesson you will learn abut other ingredients that you can add to green smoothies, including some of their nutrition and other benefits, as well as practical considerations. These will include:


  • nuts
  • seeds
  • other vegetables
  • herbs and spices
  • superfoods
8 questions

This quiz provides you with an opportunity to apply what you learned in lessons 4a (leafy greens), 4b (fruit and water), and 5 (other ingredients).

11:06

In this class you will learn:

  • how to choose the right blender for making the best green smoothies
  • the differences between blenders, juicers and food processors
  • the differences between low-end and high-end blenders
  • tips and considerations for buying the right blender
12:42

In this lesson you will learn how to customize a green smoothie for the following health needs:

  • immune boost / system enhancement
  • weight loss / optimal weight maintenance
  • more or better energy levels
  • coping with stress
  • hormonal balance / libido
  • digestive health / constipation
4 questions

This quiz provides you with the opportunity to practice what you learned in lessons 6 (tools) and 7 (customizations).

Section 3: Making Green Smoothies
12:49

In this class, you will experience the demonstration of 3 kale-based green smoothies, so that you can make them yourself and know how to adapt these 3 recipes into numerous variations.

5 pages

This section provides an activity for you to practice and apply what you learned in lesson 8, by making your very own kale-based green smoothie.

10:53

In this class, you will experience the demonstration of 3 spinach-based green smoothies, so that you can make them yourself and know how to adapt these 3 recipes into numerous variations.

5 pages

This section provides an activity for you to practice and apply what you learned in lesson 9, by making your very own spinach-based green smoothie.

09:10

In this class, you will experience the demonstration of 3 chard-based green smoothies, so that you can make them yourself and know how to adapt these 3 recipes into numerous variations.

5 pages

This section provides an activity for you to practice and apply what you learned in lesson 10, by making your very own chard-based green smoothie.

12:06

In this class, you will experience the demonstration of 3 green smoothies based on other leafy greens (broccoli leaves, collard greens, and dandelion leaves), so that you can make them yourself and know how to adapt these 3 recipes into numerous variations.

5 pages
This section provides an activity for you to practice and apply what you learned in lesson 11, by making your very own "other leafy greens" green smoothie.
11:46

In this class, you will learn 12 practical tips for optimizing your green smoothie experience. These will include tips for making, storing, and consuming green smoothies, as well as further resources on your journey.

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Instructor Biography

Evita Ochel, Optimal Wellness Teacher, Author

Evita Ochel is a consciousness expansion teacher who helps people optimize their wellbeing on all levels of the body, mind, and spirit. She is an expert in the areas of holistic health, optimal nutrition, sustainable living, personal evolution, metaphysics, and spirituality. She is a public speaker, web TV host, and writer who has authored hundreds of articles and several books, including "Healing & Prevention Through Nutrition." Evita is also the founder of the Healthytarian Lifestyle, based on fresh thinking, smart eating and mindful living.

Evita holds an Honors Bachelor of Science degree in the areas of Biology and Psychology, a Bachelor of Education degree specializing in Science, and is a certified Holistic Nutritionist and Yoga and Meditation teacher. Her work includes teaching, writing and researching all areas of holistic wellness. Her health-oriented teaching focuses on whole-food, plant-based nutrition, elimination of toxins, and the mind-body connection for optimal health and longevity. Her spirit-oriented teaching focuses on consciousness expansion and heart-centered living for optimal joy and inner peace. She lives by being the change she wishes to see, and helps others rise to their highest potential on every level of their being.

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