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Power green smoothie

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Serves 2 | Prep Time 5 | Cook Time 5

Why I Love This Recipe

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.

Ingredients You'll Need

• 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


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.

Nutrition Facts: Per Serving (493g): Calories 377, Fat 14g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 112mg, Carbohydrate 62g, Fibre 11g, Sugars 36g, Protein 8g

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