This drink has calcium, chlorophyll, protein, vitamins such as C, K and A, and minerals such as potassium and iron.
- 1 frozen banana
- 1 tablespoon almond butter
- 3/4 cup packed leafy greens, such as spinach or kale (stems removed)
- 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1 cup filtered water
- Splash vanilla extract (optional)
Combine the banana, greens, almond butter, almond milk, water and vanilla extract, if desired, in a blender. Puree until smooth.
Divide between glasses; serve immediately.
VARIATION: Optional items that can be added include flax seed oil (for omega 3 essential fatty acids); a handful of dark, leafy greens (for calcium, vitamins and fiber); green food powder (such has powdered spinach, for calcium and vitamins); raw apple cider (for blood alkalinity).
From Casey Seidenberg and Katherine Sumner of Nourish Schools LLC.
Tested by Mari-Jane Williams.
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