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Healthy Green Elixir
Ingredients
  • 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) 

Directions
  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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