Power green smoothie
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 5
  • Servings: 2
  • Preparation Time: 5
  • • 1 cup (250 mL) kale, washed, leaves pulled off, stalks discarded ((about 3 large stems)
  • • 1 cup (250 mL) spinach, washed, stems trimmed
  • • 1/2 Anjou or Bartlett pear, washed, peel on and diced
  • • 1 medium banana, peeled and quartered
  • • 1 1/2 cup (375 mL) frozen or fresh pineapple, chopped
  • • 1 tbsp (15 mL) ground chia seeds
  • • 1 tbsp (15 mL) ground flaxseed
  • • 1 tbsp (15 mL) maple syrup
  • • 2 tbsp (30 mL) almond butter
  • • 1 cup (250 mL) Almond Breeze Vanilla almond beverage
DIRECTIONS
  1. Put all the ingredients into a blender cup and blend until smooth. Adjust for taste. Add more pineapple for acidity or more maple syrup for more sweetness. Serve cold immediately.
  2. Nutrition Facts: Per Serving (493g): Calories 377, Fat 14g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 112mg, Carbohydrate 62g, Fibre 11g, Sugars 36g, Protein 8g
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This smoothie is chock-full of green goodness. Pineapple and pear balance the leafy greens making this a go-to smoothie at any time. Enjoy one serving for breakfast and pack the remaining serving for a mid-morning snack.