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Fall Greens Smoothie

Active Time: 10 minutes

Makes 2 servings

*Nutrition Corner:
There is increasing evidence that lightly cooking kale is the healthiest way to consume it. Kale is rich in many vitamins and minerals, but also contains naturally occurring oxalic acid, which inhibits proper digestion and absorption. If raw kale does not agree with you, you can place the kale leaves in a strainer and pour just boiled water over the top. Rinse with cold water and squeeze out the excess water before adding to your smoothie.

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups cashew milk
  • 2 cups packed lacinato kale leaves, or baby kale*
  • 1 pear, cored
  • 1 cup seedless purple grapes, frozen
  • ½ avocado (tightly wrap the unused ½ and refrigerate. Use Day 3 for breakfast)
  • Small pinch sea salt
  • Ice, optional

Directions:

  1. Add all ingredients to a high speed blender and blend until smooth.