This breakfast drink works well for those who have a hard time eating breakfast. It’s zesty, refreshing, light and healthy, and you can vary it with any fruit or vegetables you have on hand.
½ cup water
1 cup spinach, kale or romaine leaves, torn
1 cup peeled and chopped cucumber
Juice of 1 lime
1 cup fresh pineapple, peach, apple or pear, chopped
1 Tbs. fresh mint, basil or parsley
2–3 ice cubes
1. Add ingredients to a blender in the order listed. Blend, starting with low power and increasing to high, until smooth.
PER SERVING (8 ounces): 57 cal, 0g fat (0g mono, 0g poly, 0g sat), 0mg chol, 13mg sodium, 15g carb (2g fiber, 9g sugars), 1g protein
Time-saver: Combine the water, lime
This recipe by Lori Eanes was provided by New Hope Network with photos by Lori Eanes. FoodTrients is a member of the New Hope Influencer Co-op, a network of health and wellness bloggers committed to spreading more health to more people.
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