Secret-Ingredient Green Smoothie
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Recipe type: Smoothie
Cuisine: Breakfast
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Serves: 3-4 smoothies
 
My favorite green smoothie with a surprise ingredient- sweet peas for fiber, protein, creaminess, and sweetness.
Ingredients
  • 1 can Libby's sweet peas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 c fresh spinach or kale (can sub ½ c frozen spinach)
  • ½ c frozen pineapple or mango chunks
  • 1- 1.5 c coconut milk
  • ¼ t ground ginger
  • 1 T ground flax
  • 1 t chia seeds
Instructions
  1. Add 1 c coconut milk to your blender first. Then add the spinach or kale, followed by the banana, mango or pineapple, peas, ground flax, and ground ginger.
  2. Blend until smooth, adding the additional ½ c coconut milk if needed.
  3. Divide into two large glasses and serve immediately, top with the chia seeds.
Recipe by The Mexitalian at http://themexitalian.com/secret-ingredient-green-smoothie/