1. Green Smoothie

    Serves one Give green smoothies a chance!  This is really delicious and loaded with energy-producing nutrients.  This makes a great snack, or, to make it a complete meal, pair it with a hard-boiled egg or some cottage cheese. – 2 pieces seasonal fruit (I use apples and pears in the winter and peaches and strawberries in the summer) – 2 cups kale, torn into big pieces – 1 cup cold water – ½ cup baby spinach or romaine – 1 lemon, juiced – 1 tablespoon lemon zest (or, if you have a VitaMix, just throw some of the lemon peel...

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  2. Breakfast Smoothie

    Serves 1 This smoothie takes less than 5 minutes to prepare (yes, I’ve timed it!). – 8 oz. unsweetened almond milk – 3/4 cup frozen berries and/or cherries – ½ banana (fresh or frozen) – ½ ounce raw nuts such as walnuts or almonds – 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed – 1 scoop protein powder – 1 teaspoon “green” powder (dried seaweed and other “green” foods.  Super nutrient rich.  Find these at a natural foods grocer like Whole Foods) – ½ teaspoon cinnamon – ½ teaspoon nutmeg Put all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.

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