'Vitamin-C-Blast Green Smoothie' Recipe E-mail
Sunday, 02 January 2011 00:00  |  Written by Guest Contributor | Blog Entry

Strawberry and Orange photo by Vishweshwar SaranThis delicious and tangy smoothie is sure to give you the energy you need to start your day—no matter how exhausting your planned activities! It's chock full of vitamin C and it contains other important vitamins. As a bonus, you'll receive loads of minerals from the greens. No question, you'll be getting off on the right foot! Makes 4 cups.

Ingredients (serves 2)

  • 3/4 cup orange juice

  • 1 1/2 cup strawberries

  • 1 cup cherries

  • 1 banana

  • 1/2 cup blueberries

  • 3 cups leafy greens, such as spinach

Directions
Blend all the ingredients together until smooth. Pour into two 16-ounce glasses and enjoy.

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Joanna Steven, contributor of this recipe, is co-author with Tonya Kay of raw vegan nutritional analysis eBooks available at Kayos Market. She contributes to the Raw Divas and Raw Mom websites, has been published in Get Fresh! and writes her own blog.

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