“Jump Start Your Morning With A Tall Glass Of This Green Smoothie “

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Jump start your morning with a tall glass of wholesome goodness that starts with green, leafy vegetables — coupled with the sweetness of an apple — for a nutritious breakfast that fills your stomach and provides many essential nutrients. We like to boost our immune system by adding chia seeds to this kale-apple smoothie, giving us plenty of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Kale is another body powerhouse that gives the body plenty of vitamins C and A — along with calcium and iron. Feel free to add a banana for more sweetness, some protein powder for added energy, or a carrot for even more vitamins. You won’t find a more nutritious way to start your day than with this easy kale-apple smoothie that contains only 100 calories.

Kale-Apple Smoothie With Chia Seeds

5min to prepare, serves 2

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cold water
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 kale leaf, medium-sized
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1/2 apple
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 6 teaspoons chia seeds

Preparation

  1. Wash all fruits and vegetables thoroughly before consumption.
  2. Chop the cucumber into thin slices.
  3. Core the apple, and then chop it into bite-sized chunks.
  4. Squeeze the juice out of the lemon.
  5. Place the spinach, kale and cucumber into a large, high-powered blender.
  6. Pour the water on top of the vegetables.
  7. Add the apples, lemon juice, chia seeds and any other ingredients.
  8. Pulse the blender the ingredients form a pulp.
  9. Liquefy the ingredients until the texture is smooth.
  10. Pour the mixture into a tall glass. Refrigerate any leftovers. Drink immediately.

Recipe adapted from IfoodReal

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Lindsy and her ten-year-old lab, Eleanor Rigby Fitzgerald, moved to Seattle two years ago from Tucson, Arizona. They chose Seattle because they heard that's where they kept all the good coffee - plus Ella learned about grass. L. De Mello likes books, music, movies, running, and being outdoors as much as possible.