You can tell by the name of this sweet smoothie that there is avocado in it, but what may surprise you is children love the taste of this drink as well as the vibrant green color! Call it the Hulk Smoothie or Fairy Magic Smoothie because the nutrients in it are just as amazing! Vitamins A, Bs, C, E & K, minerals potassium, phosphorus, manganese, magnesium, copper, zinc, iron, soluble and insoluble fiber that binds to toxins in the digestive tract to be sent out of the body. Contains various anti-oxidants and flavonoids, like zea xanthin and lutein, omega fatty acids to help lower LDL cholesterol. The pineapple in Avocado Dream contains bromelain, an anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer substance that helps break down proteins. This drink also helps to prevent ulcers, helps with natural body growth & development, digestion and protection of DNA and RNA processes. Have a little share a lot. Cheers!
Attributes: raw, vegan, dairy free and gluten free, creamy and satiating
Equipment: juicer, blender
1 C fresh raw spinach
⅕ fresh pineapple, outer skin removed
5 stalks organic black kale (Lacinato)
2 apples (red or green)
1 ripe avocado
Directions: Juice the first 4 ingredients. Pour juice into a blender with one pitted, skinned avocado and blend until smooth. Serve immediately.”
Optional: Store in refrigerator in an airtight glass jar like a mason jar. Take it on the go with a cooler bag and an ice pack.”
Tips: Do not use green kale, its too bitter for this recipe. Kids like this smoothie and it is a delicious way to consume those leafy greens!