The Green Machine Smoothie 2.000
Local Living Sep 9, 2011

This drink has calcium, chlorophyll, protein, vitamins such as C, K and A, and minerals such as potassium and iron.


Servings: 2
Ingredients
  • 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)

Directions

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).

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Recipe Source

From Casey Seidenberg and Katherine Sumner of Nourish Schools LLC.

Tested by Mari-Jane Williams.

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