Green Mojito Smoothie

Green Mojito smoothie by Tess Masters

This is a cold-and-flu buster and potent detoxifier, all in one zesty cocktail! The bromelain in pineapple suppresses coughs and loosens mucus, while mint clears respiratory congestion, soothes sore throats, and alleviates nausea. The vitamin C in limes has antibiotic power, anti-inflammatories in kale and pineapple combat arthritis, and ginger boosts immunity, aids digestion, and adds a powerful zing. Reprinted with permission, from The Blender Girl Smoothies © 2014, 2015 by Tess Masters. Photographs copyright © 2014 by Erin Kunkel. Published by Ten Speed Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.

Green Mojito Smoothie
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Recipe type: Green smoothie
Cuisine: Vegan / healthy
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Serves: 2
 
This kale, lime, and mint concoction is a juicy smoothie. It's a cold-and-flu buster and potent detoxifier, all in one zesty cocktail!
Ingredients
  • 1 cup coconut water or water
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lime zest
  • 3 limes, peeled and quartered
  • 1 cup torn-up curly green kale leaves (1 or 2 large leaves with stalk removed)
  • ½ cup firmly packed mint leaves
  • 2 cups frozen pineapple chunks
  • 5 drops alcohol-free liquid stevia, plus more to taste
Boosters
  • 1 teaspoon wheatgrass powder
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
Instructions
  1. Throw all of the ingredients into your blender and blast on high for 30 to 60 seconds, until smooth and creamy.

Nutrition information
Per serving:  Calories: 118;  Total fat: 0 g;  Sodium: 14mg;  Carbs 33g;  Fiber: 5g; Sugars: 17g;  Protein: 2g;  Calcium 83mg;  Iron 1mg

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