Does the mention of vitamin C bring citrus and berries to mind? What about bell peppers? Though not commonly thought of as a high source of vitamins, bell pepper is a great way to get your daily needs. What’s even better: It tastes delicious in smoothies! Refreshing, light, and full of healthy greens, this nutritious drink makes for an awesome pre-workout snack. It even tastes great with additions like pineapple, mango, or ginger—so don’t be shy about experimenting.


  • Handful spinach
  • 1green bell pepper, cored
  • 1green apple, cored, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon hemp seed, plus more for garnish
  • 1 cup water
  • 2ice cubes


  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Garnish with extra hemp seeds.