Groovy Green Smoothie

groovy smoothieA great way to start the day with a hit of blood-cleansing chlorophyll and some good-quality protein from the seeds and protein powder. Adding protein will keep you feeling satisfied for hours! Recipe and photo contributed by Ricki Heller, from Diet, Dessert and Dogs.

Makes 1 large breakfast serving or 2 snack servings.

  • 2 cups lightly packed spinach leaves, lettuce,
    or a combination
  • 2 medium kiwis, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 tablespoons raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon hemp seeds
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 scoop rice-only protein powder (I used NutriBiotic)
  • 1 to 1/2 cups unsweetened milk of choice (I used vanilla rice milk)
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 10 to 25 drops plain or vanilla stevia liquid,
    or 1 to 2 tablespoons agave nectar or coconut nectar

Place all ingredients in a high-powered blender and blend until smooth.  Serve immediately.  Makes 1 large breakfast serving or 2 snack servings.

Ricki Heller is the author of Sweet Freedom and several e-books on specialty cooking subjects. Visit her at Diet, Dessert, and Dogs. 

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