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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*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 107mg4%
Potassium 901mg26%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 18140IU363%
Vitamin C 121.4mg147%
Calcium 177mg18%
Iron 3.6mg20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.