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Bright Morning Apple Lime Leafy Green Smoothie

This starter smoothie is chock full of nutritional dark leafy greens but you'd never know it from the flavor. The addition of fresh lime juice and Granny Smith apple lend a sweet, bright flavor that is irresistible.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword apple green smoothie
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 smoothie
Calories 147 kcal
Author Toni Dash

Ingredients

  • 10 red grapes
  • ½ cup baby spinach
  • ½ cup arugula
  • ½ cup parsley
  • 1 heaping cup kale leaves*
  • ½ granny smith apple
  • Juice one lime
  • 6 baby carrots
  • ½ cup filtered water

Instructions

  1. Put all the ingredients into a blender, pouring the water in last. Pulse blender until vegetables and fruits are broken down then run the blender until the mixture is fully liquified.

Recipe Notes

*if using a regular blender consider pre-chopping the kale leaves to achieve a smoother consistency smoothie.

Nutrition Facts
Bright Morning Apple Lime Leafy Green Smoothie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 147 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 107mg 4%
Potassium 901mg 26%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 20g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 362.8%
Vitamin C 147.1%
Calcium 17.7%
Iron 20.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.