Naturally Sweetened Green Smoothie

May  2, 2014
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This green smoothie packs fiber and vitamins without any added sugar .. with green or white tea as the the liquid .. It's absolutely wonderful —VeggiesByCandlelight

  • Serves 1
  • 1 cup green tea
  • 1/2 cup kale, raw
  • 1/2 cup spinach, raw
  • 1 banana
  • 10 green grapes
  • 1 scoop protein powder (** optional)
In This Recipe
  1. Brew your favorite green or white tea (** I personally like the Vanilla White Apricot by Tazo for this smoothie) and chill it thoroughly.
  2. If you like your smoothies thick .. (like a shake) you could also make ice cubes with the tea .. blending 1/2 cup of ice cubes with 1/2 cup of cold tea
  3. Add all of the ingredients to the blender, starting with the liquid to lubricate the blades. Add the leafy greens and then the fruit (** adding the fruit last helps push everything down toward the blades)
  4. Blend thoroughly until smooth
  5. Serve over ice, if desired.

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