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Summer Smoothies and Juices

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Summer Smoothies and Juices
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Ingredients 15
  • Servings 2

Smoothies and juices are very popular right now, but they’re more than a trend. They’re the perfect way to get your daily intake of necessary fruits and vegetables. Additionally, they make it easier to digest those nutrients. I would like to share one of my favorite smoothie recipes. It has the added benefit of being popular with the kids, it’s a great way to get them to eat their fruits and veggies! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
cups water or 1 cup almond milk and 1 cup water/coconut water
3
kale leaves
3
leaves romaine lettuce
1
bunch fresh spinach, washed
1
frozen banana, in thick slices
1
pear, core removed
1/2
cup blueberries
1
tablespoon fresh lemon juice (optional)
1/2
avocado
1
tablespoon extra virgin olive oil or flaxseed oil
Cinnamon powder, to taste (optional)
2
tablespoons almond butter
Maca, to taste (optional)
Raw chocolate powder, to taste (optional)
Dates, to taste (optional)

Directions

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    In a blender, add water (or water and milk) and the rest of the ingredients. Blend until you have a soft homogenous mixture. Add more water or milk if you need to adjust the consistency. Serve with a few pieces of chocolate or shredded coconut as garnish.

Expert Tips

  • Use fresh and organic products.
  • Use frozen fruits to give the smoothie an ice cream texture.
  • Use Greek yogurt instead of almond or coconut milk.
  • For a super nutritious smoothie, don’t process the ingredients for more than 90 seconds.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe
  • Smoothies and juices are very popular right now, but they’re more than a trend. They’re the perfect way to get your daily intake of necessary fruits and vegetables. Additionally, they make it easier to digest those nutrients. I would like to share one of my favorite smoothie recipes. It has the added benefit of being popular with the kids, it’s a great way to get them to eat their fruits and veggies!

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