Banana & Peach Green Smoothie

This Sunday I woke up to sunshine. And what better an accompaniment than a fresh green smoothie with peach and banana? That’s what I said. It’s a fabulous start to a fabulous day, as it concentrates green leaves in about 2 cups of a smoothie and is a great way to get the fiber/vitamins/nutrients, satisfy a sweet tooth with the fruit, and hydrate and strengthen your body.  Drink up!

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Ingredients:

– 1 head of romaine lettuce

– 1 handful of parsley (w/o stems)

– 1 large peach

– 1 1/2 – 2 cucumbers

– 1 banana

– 4-5 drops of liquid stevia or 1 tsp honey

Servings: 1

Directions:

Assemble the ingredients and blend in a food processor or blender. You might have to add the greens in rounds, as they require more work to break down.

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Adding the rest of the greens after round 1 of blending…

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I always add the banana last because I don’t like to overblend it. I like the random banana chunk here and there. Smile

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The stevia adds a bit more sweetness, since we are going heavy on the greens. I also add the stevia last just to see if I even need it.

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Serve in a wine glass, cuz its classy. Winking smile

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Slurp! It’s the ultimate thirst quencher and as healthy as breakfast can possible get.

Got greens?

xo Aylin

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