No matter what it is you’re looking for, you can probably find it at the bottom of a green smoothie glass. ~Britt Brandon, The Everything Green Smoothies Book, 2011
Leprechaun: Barkeep! Another kale and avocado smoothie!!
Eno: Nothing ruins St. Pat’s Day like a health-conscious leprechaun.
~Glenn McCoy & Gary McCoy, The Duplex, 2016
Remember that every single green drink you create is an investment in your quality of life — now and always. ~Kris Carr, Crazy Sexy Juice, 2015
Kale smoothies taste so much better when they’re brownies. ~Internet meme, c. 2016
Blended green smoothies are a simple and delicious way of accessing the healing properties of greens. ~Victoria Boutenko, Green for Life: The Updated Classic on Green Smoothie Nutrition, 2010
Life is for rising at dawn to drink kale. ~Stephan Pastis, Pearls Before Swine, 2019 [Jef the Cyclist
The green smoothie… is a tremendous injection of chlorophyll, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and antioxidants into the typical American diet. ~A. William Menzin, M.D., Foreword to Victoria Boutenko, Green for Life, 2010
I hate smoothies. Because they won’t offer Firestone IPA beer as an ingredient. ~Berkeley Breathed, interview with Seira Wilson, Omnivoracious: The Amazon Book Review, 2016 [In answer to the question, “Do you own a juicer or smoothie maker?”
Green smoothies are packed with micronutrients that the body craves. ~Noah Daniels, Green Smoothie Lifestyle, 2016
Rat: Humanity is too fractured into silly groups that want to destroy each other. Different religions. Different politics. Different ethnicities. And it’s so dumb. Everyone’s just human. And besides, there’s only one division that even matters.
Goat: Good people and bad people?
Rat: Good people and those who drink kale smoothies.
~Stephan Pastis, Pearls Before Swine, 2020
With Dr. Oz’s powerful endorsement on the Oprah show on New Year’s Day 2006, green smoothies got a sudden spotlight… ~Britt Brandon
Kale smoothies: Good ’til the 1st drop! ~MissPriss, motifake.com, 2015
I remember my first green smoothie, as a houseguest of two doctors. Blended salad for breakfast. I loved the idea. Greens, the healthiest food on the planet, in liquid form. Then I tasted it. It felt like drinking someone’s lawn… You have to build up to green smoothies. Everyone loves fruit smoothies: you can add a handful of baby spinach to a fruit smoothie and may hardly even taste it. Next, try two. Slowly, your taste buds can adapt to more greens. ~Dr. Michael Greger, “Trick your mind into eating well: The more you eat healthy foods, the better they taste,” DailyMail.co.uk, 2016 [a little altered
Enjoy your frog smoothie. ~Ralph Rogers, to yours truly, 2011
Your green smoothie isn’t complete without a dose of vibrant leafy greens. Research shows that leafy greens are one of the most concentrated sources of nutrition. ~Britt Brandon, The Everything Green Smoothies Book, 2011
Green smoothies rejuvenate the body, prevent against inflammation, and help keep your skin healthy and radiant. ~Jerin Merina, 2017
We credit our excellent health to the green smoothie. ~Tasia Boutenko, quoted in Victoria Boutenko, Green for Life, 2010
Green smoothies are easy to digest. When blended well, all the valuable nutrients in the fruits and veggies become homogenized, or divided into such small particles that it becomes easy for the body to assimilate the nutrients. In fact, the green smoothies literally start to get absorbed while still in your mouth. ~Victoria Boutenko, “Ode to Green Smoothie,” 2004
Keep a well-stocked arsenal of healthy ingredients at your disposal. At the very least, you’ll always be ready to whip up a green juice or smoothie. ~Kris Carr, “What’s in My Fridge?,” HuffingtonPost.com, 2013
Green Smoothie Quotations
Original post date: 2011 Mar 20
1st major revision: 2017 May 8
2nd major revision: 2020 Mar 11
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