The craze for smoothies continues unabated, and this invigorating concoction is no exception. Packed with plant power and green superfoods like avocado, spirulina, and barley grass, a single spoonful reveals the tart snap of lemon, the chill of fresh cucumber, and the subtle sweetness of baby kale.
Superfood Green Smoothie:
- 1/2 avocado, conventional is fine given the hard exterior
- 3-4 thick slices of organic cucumber
- Two handfuls of organic baby kale or spinach
- Juice of 1 lemon
- 1 teaspoon organic barley grass powder
- 1 teaspoon organic spirulina powder
- 1 tablespoon pysllium husk powder
- Cold, filtered water
- Several ice cubes
Place the ingredients in a Nutribullet or other nutrient extractor. Blend until smooth, adding ice cubes and additional water as needed to achieve desired thickness.