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Smoothie of the week 6/3/16

Posted by Collin West on

Smoothie of the week is back!

This time it comes from Jason Mraz!
To make this green smoothie recipe a meal-in-a-glass, musician Mraz adds a tablespoon of coconut oil and some 

sprouted flax or chia seeds.

Here is what you'll need:
1 1/4 cups cold unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk
1 ripe avocado
1 ripe banana
1 sweet apple, such as Honeycrisp, sliced
1/2 large or 1 small stalk celery, chopped
2 cups lightly packed kale leaves or spinach
1 1-inch piece peeled fresh ginger
8 ice cubes
-Blend milk beverage, avocado, banana, apple, celery, kale (or spinach), ginger and ice in a blender until very smooth.

Thanks Eating Well. These nutrition facts are great:
Per serving: 332 calories; 18 g fat (2 g sat, 10 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 45 g carbohydrates; 18 g total sugars; 7 g protein; 13 g fiber; 164 mg sodium; 1345 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (168% daily value), Vitamin A (146% dv), Potassium (38% dv), Folate (31% dv), Calcium (26% dv), Magnesium (25% dv)

Carbohydrate Servings: 2 1/2

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