Sassy Green Kick-Start

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Give this smoothie a green boost! We like: Garden of Life Perfect Food RAW and Paradise Herbs ORAC-Energy Greens-both of which are vegan.

Reprinted with permission from 365 Vegan Smoothies by Kathy Patalsky (Avery, 2013).

  • 1Servings


  • 1 cup chopped kale leaves

  • ¼ cup green grapes

  • 1 orange, peeled and segmented

  • 1 banana

  • ½ cup coconut water

  • 2 Tbs. fresh lemon juice

  • 2-3 pinches cayenne

  • ½ cup ice


Combine all ingredients in blender, and blend from low to high until smooth.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 281
  • Carbohydrate Content: 70 g
  • Fat Content: 2 g
  • Fiber Content: 8 g
  • Protein Content: 5 g
  • Sodium Content: 33 mg
  • Sugar Content: 40 g
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