Monday Morning Green Vegan Detox Smoothie

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After a weekend of good food, good wine and lot’s of recipe experimenting (and tasting), I find the best way to start my week is with a little detox. No, I’m not talking about a crazy week-long juice cleanse, but just a healthy, refreshing breakfast smoothie, packed with vitamins, potassium, antioxidants, fiber and omega-3 fatty acids. And the best part about it? It tastes SO good you’d never know it was so good for you!

What’s in this smoothie?

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Banana– one of the best sources of potassium, an essential mineral for maintaining healthy heart function and blood pressure.
PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter– the same taste of my ultimate favorite snack with 85% less fat calories than regular peanut butter.
Chia Seeds– known for its richness in omega-3 fatty acids, protein and fiber. Don’t worry- you won’t grow green hair 🙂
Spinach– high in nutritional value and rich in antioxidants (high in vitamins, calcium and fiber)
Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk– with only 30 calories per serving  and 50% more calcium than regular milk, Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk is a healthy, non-dairy solution (and it’s gluten-free too!)

You can also add other fruits too, such as blueberries and strawberries, or even some protein powder to help you keep fuller, longer.

Monday Morning Green Vegan Detox Smoothie

Ingredients
  • 1 large banana, fresh or frozen
  • 1 heaping handful of spinach
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter powder
  • 1 1/2 cups of unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 5-7 ice cubes (if you use a frozen banana, use less ice)
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients except ice to blender and blend on high, approximately 1 minute or until smooth. Add ice and blend for another 30 seconds to minute. Add in more ice or almond milk if necessary.

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