This cleansing drink provides nutrients and some of the trace minerals your body is craving. One smoothie every morning will give you lasting energy until lunch.
* ¾cup water
* 4 collard or kale leaves, stemmed
* ½cup raw almonds (preferably soaked overnight)
* 1 apple (peeled, cored and coarsely chopped)
* ½cup frozen mangos, pineapples or peaches
* 1 ripe banana (peeled, and can be frozen)
* ice (to taste)
Put water in the blender first. Place all ingredients in a strong blender, such as a Vitamix. If not, you may have to stop and stir to get the contents to blend completely. Enjoy!
Contributed by Brandi Redo, Certified Holistic Health Coach Owner of “Life With Spice” a wellness service in Washington, D.C. and the metropolitan area. For more information visit www.lifewithspice.com