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Healthy Green Elixir
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 cup spinach, kale or romaine leaves, torn
  • 1 cup peeled and chopped cucumber
  • Juice of 1 lime

  • 1 cup fresh pineapple, peach, apple or pear, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint, basil or parsley
  • 2–3 ice cubes

Healthy Green Elixir

Lori Eanes | Delicious Living
  • Serves: 2 people

This breakfast drink works well for those who have a hard time eating breakfast. It’s zesty, refreshing, light and healthy, and you can vary it with any fruit or vegetables you have on hand.

(staff favorite) 

  1. Add ingredients to a blender in the order listed. Blend, starting with low power and increasing to high, until smooth.

PER SERVING (8 ounces): 57 cal, 0g fat (0g mono, 0g poly, 0g sat), 0mg chol, 13mg sodium, 15g carb (2g fiber, 9g sugars), 1g protein

Time-saver: Combine the water, lime and pineapple the night before; add all greens in the morning.

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