This is a refreshing and creamy twist on the green tea smoothie, which is often prepared with fruit. Lime juice and freshly squeezed lemon add tangy pizzaz to this beautiful and nutrient-rich smoothie. Green tea and kale provide antioxidants, while avocado contributes healthy fats, making this a satisfying afternoon treat or an excellent complement to breakfast. It’s also an ideal addition to a healthy detox routine.
Flesh from 1 avocado
2 sweet apples, cored and roughly chopped
½ small zucchini, roughly chopped
½ cup chopped broccoli florets
1 small knob peeled ginger
Roughly 1/4 cup loosely packed parsley
½ juiced lime
2 leaves kale
1 cup brewed and cooled green tea
⅔ cup almond milk (or water)
2 tsp chia seeds (optional)
Add all ingredients to a high-powered food processor and blend until smooth and combined.
Pour into two jars and stir a teaspoon of chia seeds through each. Allow to sit at least half an hour (though overnight is best) before consuming. This will allow the chia seeds to absorb the liquid.
*You may want to stop and taste-test after blending in the lime, to see if the flavor suits you.
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