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Purple Banana Smoothie
From Farm Where Life is Good
<p>The color combo will make a deep purple drink; the strawberries, blueberries and banana will make an awfully good sweet drink; green leaves will make an appetite-satisfying nutritious drink. Give it a try.</p>Source: Adapted from simplegreensmoothies.com (Entered by Lara Rasmussen Anderson)
Serves: 1-2 depending on your hunger
2-4 cup lettuce, kale leaves, or spinach
3/4 cup water (if using all fresh fruit, consider ice cubes instead to make a nice cold drink)
3/4 cup orange juice or peeled orange w/ seeds removed
1 cup strawberries (fresh or frozen)
1 blueberries (fresh or frozen)
1-2 bananas (fresh or frozen)
1 handful raw walnuts, pecans or almonds
More water to adjust thickness to preference.
Step by Step Instructions
- Place first two ingredients in a high-powered blender and let 'er rip!
- Then add fruit and nuts and repeat.
- Drink one-a-day to keep the cravings away!
- For beginners, choose lettuce as your "green" and use less. Your tastebuds will become accustomed to more green as you go.
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