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Liverpool, here I come!

25 Jun

Sergei Boutenko comes to Liverpool

Sergei Boutenko comes to Liverpool


Liverpool, get ready! I’m coming for you. In one week’s time, I will unleash the power of green smoothies onto all who attend my lecture. Together we will learn about how to make delicious, healthful, green smoothies, I’ll premiere my new film (Powered By Green Smoothies), and we’ll even go for a wild edibles walk. If you live nearby, don’t miss this event.

My New Film Powered By Green Smoothies Is Complete

2 Apr

After a full year of hard work, I am proud to announce that my first full-length documentary “Powered By Green Smoothies” is finished! For those that may have missed the news, here’s the recap:

Powered By Green Smoothies

On the set of Powered By Green Smoothies

Last year, I rounded up 10 athletic friends (five ultra-runners and five CrossFitters), put them on a green smoothie challenge for six weeks, and documented everything with my camera. To ensure that my experiment was serious, I put my athletes through a series of blood tests, demanding endurance tests, and consulted with numerous medical professionals throughout entire process. The results of this study were fascinating! I now have solid proof that fresh, organic, whole-food-based green smoothies are extremely beneficial for athletes and athletic people.

Powered By Green Smoothie Athletes

The athletes of Powered By Green Smoothies

Even though all of my athletes were healthy and fit to begin with, they managed to further improve their health and endurance simply by drinking green smoothies. Perhaps the most distinguished change we (my team and I) discovered in the before and after blood work of my athletes was a significant reduction in markers of inflammation. All but one of my athletes logged lower rates of inflammation after drinking green smoothies. Less inflammation enabled runners and CrossFitters alike to feel lighter on their feet, heal their pre-existing, workout-related injuries, work out harder, and improve their post-exercise recovery times.

Sergei With Green Smoothie

Sergei with green smoothies for his athletes

I can confidently conclude that green smoothies support the health and performance of athletes in a way that it is scientifically measurable and physically noticeable. The testimonies of the athletes who took part in this experiment are so surprising and inspiring they will make everyone who watches this film reach for their green smoothie and strap on their running shoes. If you would like to see my film in its entirety, please visit

Outside Magazine recently did a piece on Powered By Green Smoothies. It’s a good article if I may say so myself. Check it out here:


16 Aug

Sergei's Green Smoothies

My film is going GREAT! All my athletes have taken their baseline tests and have now started their 6-week green smoothie regime. I personally make them smoothies 3 times a week ( Monday, Wednesday, Friday) and so far the feedback is very positive. If you’d like to follow along and drink smoothies with us, I’ll be posting the recipes on our FaceBook page ( ). Like the page to get updates.

Here are the first three recipes:

POWERED BY GREEN SMOOTHIE #1: Green kale, red grapes, pineapple, banana, cantaloupe, water

POWERED BY GREEN SMOOTHIE # 2: Purple kale, green kale, peaches, cantaloupe, pears, bananas, and water.

POWERED BY GREEN SMOOTHIE #3: Kale, spinach, mango, plum, nectarine, banana, water!

Over and out!


Green Smoothie Retreat (Sweden)

6 Jun

Sweden retreat (1 of 1)

My mother, sister, and I are currently in Sweden conducting a green smoothie retreat. We have found THE MOST A-M-A-Z-I-N-G place to soak up the sun, detox, and relax in nature. If you missed out this year, don’t worry, we’ll be coming back again in 2014.

green smoothie popsicles (1 of 1)

Retreat participants enjoy our best smoothie recipes. Together we drink sweet smoothies, savory soups, and eat delicious popsicles!

sweden ponies (1 of 1)

 When we’re not drinking smoothies or learning about health, we get to hang with the local residents.

sweden ponies 2 (1 of 1)