This Zesty Green Smoothie is loaded with healthy fruits and vegetables for a dairy free way to start your day or refresh after a workout.
I stole a page from Curious George's Juicy George episode when he adds a radish as a secret ingredient to his red juice. It adds a nice little kick to this smoothie.
If you want to add some protein powder or yogurt, be my guest. But you may need to add a bit more juice to thin it if you use powder. You may also want to sweeten it with a bit of honey or agave syrup if you want it a bit sweeter. My oranges and apples were on the sweet side so I left them out.
Smoothies are notorious for thickening upon standing, so make this just before you are ready to drink it.
Zesty Green Smoothie
- 2 oranges
- 1 apple
- 1 handful spinach or other mild green
- 1-2 radishes
- 1-2 tablespoons moringa leaves or powder, (optional)
- Juice oranges, core and chop apple into chunks, trim root and stem from radishes.
- Add ingredients to the blender in order given and process until smooth.
- Smoothie will thicken upon standing so drink immediately.
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