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TLC Morning Green Smoothie

TLC Energizing Morning Green Smoothie

Get an energizing jump-start to your day with this detoxifying morning green smoothie.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Breakfast
Servings 1
Calories 116 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1-1/4 cups filtered water (room temperature)
  • 1 cup romaine lettuce (packed, preferably organic)
  • 1/2 cup arugula (packed, preferably organic, can sub with baby spinach or kale)
  • 6 fresh mint leaves (can sub with 2 tbsp fresh, organic cilantro, parsley, or basil)
  • 1 pear (medium, preferably organic, can sub with a medium apple or banana)
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice (can sub with freshly squeezed lime juice)

Instructions
 

  • Wash all the greens, fruit, and herbs under running water, making sure that all the ingredients are free of dirt. Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Enjoy fresh.

Notes

Variations:
  1. Replace arugula with equal amount kale or spinach. If you have have hypothyroid, avoid using raw kale. 
  2. You can replace mint with cilantro, parsley, or basil. Experiment to find your favorite flavor. 

Nutrition

Serving: 16ouncesCalories: 116kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 2gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 13mgPotassium: 359mgFiber: 7gSugar: 18gVitamin A: 4600IUVitamin C: 13.2mgCalcium: 60mgIron: 1.1mg
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