Two Green Fruit Smoothie

Now that the weather is starting to warm up, we’re beginning to think of “refreshing” cooler foods. For me, smoothies come to mind. Yesterday, I concocted something new and wanted to share it with you…it was fabulous! It’s a green smoothie made with both raw baby greens and green tea. Lots of delicious fresh fruit was added, so it was refreshing, filling, and no added sweetener was needed. All the better!  Here’s the recipe followed by a YouTube link showing how to make the smoothie. Enjoy! Judi

Two Green Fruit Smoothie
Makes about 2 Cups

12 whole almonds (raw, not roasted nor salted)
12 blueberries, fresh or frozen
1 cup chopped fruit of choice (I used kiwi and fresh pineapple)
1 banana, fresh or frozen
1 large handful of raw mixed greens (ie spinach, baby kale)
1 rounded teaspoon of milled chia seeds or flax seeds
1 cup (8 oz) freshly brewed plain green tea, cooled
Sweetener of choice, optional

Place all ingredients into a blender in the order listed. Process until smooth. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

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