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Lori's Healthy Green Smoothie

Looking for a healthy smoothie idea? This family favorite packs a powerful punch of nutrients, and tastes delicious!


It's naturally sweetened and provides fruits and veggies to nourish and strengthen your body. It's a yummy way to encourage your family to eat healthier foods and provides natural energy to start the day!


"Everyone loves your smoothies, Mom!”



LORI'S GREEN SMOOTHIE RECIPE



1 Banana

2 cups frozen fruit (tropical blend, berry blend, etc.)

2-4 cups fresh greens (spinach, kale, chard, etc.)

1 pitted date

2-3 cups coconut water or filtered water


Optional Add-Ins:

1-2 tsp superfoods (plant protein powder, spirulina, wheat grass juice powder, barley grass juice powder)

1-2 tsp chia seeds

1 TBS flaxseed

1 tsp turmeric powder

1/2 cup fresh sprouts


Standard blender: Blend the greens and liquid first, then add remaining ingredients and finish blending.


High powered blender (Vitamix): Blend all ingredients together on Smoothie setting. Use tamper wand to push down frozen fruit.


Enjoy!


Salads are great, but you can still get the benefits of leafy greens by adding them to a smoothie for a nutrient dense beverage!


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