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Healthy Green made with a Vitamix

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Healthy Green

Ingredients:

1 cup unsweetened non-dairy/almond milk or soya milk
2 cups spinach or kale

½ avocado, frozen
½ banana, frozen

2 tablespoon hemp hearts or hemp seeds
3 ice cubes

Directions:

Place ingredients as listed in your Vitamix.
Turn your speed dial to variable 1 and slowly increase to 10.
Blend for 30 seconds or until smooth.

Did you know?

Kale is an ‘all in one’ vegetable. It is low in calories, rich in fibre and has zero percent fat on the one hand, on the other hand it contains high levels of iron, potassium, calcium, vitamin A and C and powerful antioxidants. The combination of these different elements prevents diseases, boosts the immune system, stabilises cholesterol levels and aids in weight-loss.

An avocado is the only fruit that provides a substantial amount of monounsaturated fatty acids, the healthiest kind of fat for the body. Avocados contain more than 20 different vitamins and minerals including vitamin K, C and E.

If you are lactose intolerant the non-dairy milks are an excellent option for you. An example of a non-dairy milk is soya milk. An excellent source of protein, soya milk is available in powder form or in liquid form. Other benefits of soya milk include cardiovascular function, promoting weight-loss and prevention of osteoporosis.

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