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Green Smoothie

Green Smoothie
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WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

Get your daily dose of dark leafy greens any time of day with this delicious green smoothie. Ground flaxseed adds omega-3s. Pour any extra into a freezer-pop mold and have it later as a frozen green smoothie pop.

Ingredients
Prep: 10 | Total Time: 10
  • 2 medium
    bananas, ripe
  • pear, or apple; ripe, peeled if desired, chopped
  • 2 cups
    kale leaves, chopped, tough stems removed
  • 1/2 cup
    orange juice, cold
  • 1/2 cup
    water, cold
  • 12 
    ice cubes
  • 1 tablespoon
    flaxseed, ground
Instructions
  1. Place bananas, pear (or apple), kale, orange juice, water, ice cubes and flaxseed in a blender. Pulse a few times, then puree until smooth, scraping down the sides as necessary.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 2 servings
Serving Size: 1 3/4 cups
  • Calories240
  • Fat3 g
    • Saturated fat0 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Carbohydrates55 g
    • Dietary fiber8 g
  • Protein5 g
  • Sodium38 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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