Greens are the No. 1 food you can eat regularly to help improve your health. That’s because leafy vegetables are brimming with fiber along with vitamins, minerals, and plant-based substances that may help protect you from heart disease, diabetes, and perhaps even cancer. Even so, Americans are not eating as many vegetables each day as dietary experts recommend. This smoothie can help add some more greens into your diet.
Number of servings: 1, 290 calories per serving.
- 1-2 handfuls baby greens
- 3 medium Kale leaves
- 5-8 fresh mint leaves
- 1 avocado
- 1 small tomato
- 12 oz coconut water
- fresh juice of one lime
- 1-2 TBSP flax oil
- Add coconut water and protein to a Vitamix or blender
- Add the rest of the ingredients
- Blend on high for 30-60 seconds until all greens have combined and texture is smooth
- Drink immediately