Looking for a way to increase your intake of vegetables and fruits? The best way to get your 5-9 servings a day is to make a refreshing smoothie! Especially in the summer months, when the heat and the humidity are intense, a cold smoothie can cool you down while also providing a wonderful, nutritious kick.
A popular recipe at Thug Kitchen (www.thugkitchen.com), this green smoothie is sure to not disappoint!
2 cups spinach
2 frozen bananas
1 cup cucumber chopped and skinned
4 medium pineapple chunks (optional)
1 cup coconut water or tap
1/4 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon flax oil (optional)
6-8 mint leaves (optional)
Blend. Add pineapple to sweeten if desired.
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