Green Smoothie

Grind those greens into a morning smoothie to start your day off strong. This recipe is endlessly adaptable and can be adjusted to include any of your favorite fruits, greens and juices. This recipe comes to us from Julieanna Hever, The Plant-Based Dietitian.

Serves 2

  • 1 cup collard greens
  • 1 cup kale
  • 1 cup dandelion greens
  • or
  • 3 cups greens of your choice
  • 2 tablespoons flax seeds
  • 2 tablespoons hemp seeds*
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup frozen cherries
  • 1 cup frozen mango pieces
  • or
  • 3 cups frozen fruits of your choice, cut into chunks
  • 1 banana, in pieces
  • 2 cups almond milk, rice milk, green tea, water or juice

*optional. Found in most health food stores.

Cram the greens into your blender, pushing them down as far as they will go.

Top greens with hemp seeds, frozen fruit and banana. Pour in the juice, milk or liquid of choice.

Puree smoothie, stopping periodically to stir and scrape down the sides, to ensure all the fruits and veggies liquefy. When smoothie reaches desired consistency, pour into a glass and enjoy!

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Nutrition Information

Green Smoothie

Servings per Recipe: 2

Amount per Serving

Calories:  423

Calories from Fat:  52

Total Fat:  5.8g

Saturated Fat:  .7g

Cholesterol:  0mg

Sodium:  58mg

Potassium:  1119mg

Carbohydrates:  95.2g

Dietary Fiber:  15.4g

Protein:  15.4g

Sugars:  69.9g

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