Delicious Green Smoothie

This smoothie is packed with nutrients and fiber, and tastes phenomenal!  Great for breakfast or a midday snack.  On evenings when I am teaching yoga, I have it for dinner so I can feel satisfied before class and still feel comfortable enough to teach.

Green Smoothie

Please excuse the rough measurements.  That’s just how I roll in the kitchen.  It’s fun to experiment with the proportions that work best for you!

 

Ingredients:

 

– 1/2 a banana

 

– 1/2 an avocado

 

– chunk of cucumber (about 1/4 of a regular size cucumber)

 

– handful of kale

 

– handful of swiss chard

 

– piece of fresh ginger

 

– juice of 1/2 a lemon

 

– ice

 

– about 3/4 cups of coconut water, depending on how thick you like it

 

Place all ingredients in a high power blender.  Blend until smooth and enjoy!

 

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One Comment

  1. Marina Muhlfriedel May 6, 2013 at 9:36 pm #

    I’ve made a similar smoothie using apple juice instead of coconut water, but this actually sounds better. Thanks.

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