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Green Energy Breakfast Smoothie

So, I got a beautiful new pre-owned Jack LaLanne Power Juicer from a wonderful neighbor who brought it over to our house the other day to sell during our yard sale. I freaked out. I’ve been eyeing juicers (Vitamix & Jack LaLanne’s) for months now, but haven’t been able to justify splurging on one. Not quite sure why I’m telling you this because this green smoothie recipe actually doesn’t require a power juicer, it can be made using a blender (which I did). I guess I am telling you this to give you a little foreshadowing into the future of juice recipes on this blog, lol.

This is a really easy-to-make smoothie that gives you some of your essential morning fiber and protein. And it’s delicious. Even my fiancé (who was skeptical at first) chugged his down in a couple of seconds.

adapted from skinnytaste.com

  • 1 small or medium ripe organic banana
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup plain soy milk
  • 1/2 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt (my favorite is Fage)
  • 4 cubes of ice

1. Place all the ingredients into the blender, add ice, and blend until smooth.

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