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Delicious and Healthy Minty and Vegetable Filled Smoothie

Healthy Recipe: Smooth and Minty Smoothie

When I was little, my mom used to make me child version grasshoppers. For those of you that don't know what that is, it's heaven in a glass. Imagine a mint chocolate chip ice cream blended to perfection and served up cold and frosty. Now imagine that same smoothie gives you fiber, iron, manganese, potassium, and all sorts of powerful vitamins. I've got one that can do just that. OK, OK . . . it won't taste like the grasshopper, but it's minty, refreshing and oh so good for your body. Another recipe from Green For Life, this green smoothie brings nutrition to the forefront without leaving the taste buds far behind.

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Ingredients

4 ripe pears
4-5 kale leaves
1/2 bunch of mint
2 cups water

Directions

Blend all the ingredients together for a smooth drink. Yields one quart.

One 16-ounce serving
Calories
16
Total Fat (g)
1
Carbs (g)
54
Fiber (g)
13.5
Sugar (g)
39
Protein (g)
4
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SiaCooper SiaCooper 4 years
i love green smoothies!! Sia Bevis
Spectra Spectra 5 years
Ooh, that sounds SO yummy!!
animatedpunk animatedpunk 5 years
I make a very similar smoothie! But I use bananas, spinach, a small can of "light" pears (so i use the pear juice instead of water for liquid), and mint.
Soniabonya Soniabonya 5 years
lol i just realized what was missing from my green smoothie this morning. the banana! i wondered why it tasted so kalely.
Dana18 Dana18 5 years
I drink green smoothies all the time. This moring I had Kale, parsley, cilantro, mint, hafe a banana w/ Almond milk.
amber512 amber512 5 years
That sounds so good!
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