September 15, 2013
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Healthiest Green Smoothie
This delicious green smoothie comes from Lisa Sobolewski, owner of JUSTFOOD organic juice and chocolate bar in Chester, CT. It’s loaded with liquid love so you can have the energy you need to shine brightly!
1-1/2 – 2 frozen bananas
2 cups of spinach
1 handful of sunflower sprouts
1 medjool date (pit removed)
1/2 tsp spirulina powder*
1 tsp maca powder* (optional)
1 tsp bee pollen* (optional)
water to desired thickness
Blend all ingredients until smooth using a high-speed blender.
Spirulina – a blue-green algae that is one of the highest sources of protein in the plant world as well as an excellent source of chlorophyll with many cleansing properties.
Bee Pollen – high in vitamins, antioxidants and protein, bee pollen is considered to be one of the most complete foods in nature.
Maca – a cruciferous root vegetable, maca has a subtle nutty/vanilla/malted flavor and is widely used to balance hormones and increase energy, stamina and strength.