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Easy Spring Green Citrus Smoothie with Ginger

Citrus smoothie packed with greens and perfect for any season.
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The Ingredient for time smoothie are an easy find at any grocery store right now:

Oranges: Vitamin C and minerals

Mint: Fresh is best

Vanilla extract: If you don’t like the taste of vanilla, you can leave it out

Ginger: A superfood worthy of adding and spice up your morning drink to help your body ward off those germs.

Water: You can also use coconut water instead, for more flavor and health benefits.

Parsley: Italian or curly

Kale: green purple or Lacinato

Raw honey: for sweetness

Salt: Just a pinch

Ice cubes: For the chill and desired thickness

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Blending the Ingredients Together

1. Place oranges, mint, vanilla, lemon juice, ginger, and water (or coconut water) into a high speed blender and blend until smooth.

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2. Add parsley, kale, honey, and salt to the blender and blend again until smooth.

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3. Add ices cubes and blend again until smooth. Add more water or coconut water and/or ice and adjust to the desired thickness.

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Easy Spring Green Citrus Smoothie with Ginger

Citrus smoothie packed with greens and perfect for any season.
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Course: Appetizer, Breakfast, Drinks
Cuisine: American
Allergy: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Nut Free, Vegetarian
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 173kcal

Equipment

  • blender
  • Serving cups
  • grater

Ingredients

  • 2 medium oranges
  • 10 leaves fresh mint
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ lemon, fresh juice
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 cup water, or coconut water to blend
  • ¼ cup parsley
  • 2 cups kale, green, purple, or lacinato kale
  • 2 Tbsp raw honey, optional, or more for sweeter
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 6-8 cubes ice, or to desired thickness

Instructions

  • Place oranges, mint, vanilla, lemon juice, ginger, and water or coconut water to a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Add parsley, kale, honey, and salt to the blender and blend again until smooth.
  • Add ice cubes and blend again until smooth. Add more water or coconut water and/or ice and adjust to the desired thickness.
  • All done! Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 173kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 59mg | Potassium: 663mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 7636IU | Vitamin C: 175mg | Calcium: 177mg | Iron: 2mg

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