Green smoothies are all the rage, and are that much better with the addition of chia seeds. They are a great way to get a bold dose of veggies, fiber, and nutrients in a healthy, convenient, low‐calorie way. Recipe and photo from Chia: The Complete Guide to the Ultimate Superfood* by Wayne Coates, PhD.
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds
- 1½ cups pear juice, coconut water, water, or a mixture
- 3 romaine lettuce or kale leaves
- 1 small cucumber, peeled
- 1 to 2 parsley sprigs
- Add all ingredients to a blender and liquefy using the most powerful setting. Blend until smooth.
- Pour into 1 to 2 glasses and enjoy immediately.
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