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Lettuce Smoothie

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Light and fresh, this lettuce smoothie is made with romaine lettuce, spinach, green apple and lemon for a veggie packed, delicious way to start the day.
Course Breakfast, Snack
Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword green smoothie, lettuce smoothie, smoothie
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Servings 2
Calories 113

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • ½ green apple chopped
  • 1 frozen banana broken into chunks
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 cup water
  • optional: 2 scoops vanilla protein powder ice

Instructions

  • Add all the ingredients to a high speed blender. Blend on high until smooth.

Notes

Add 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup or 1-2 pitted Medjool dates if you prefer a sweeter smoothie.
If using fresh banana instead of frozen, add ice for better texture.
For a thinner consistency, add more water.
For vegan, be sure to use a plant-based protein powder.
For paleo, be sure to use a paleo-friendly protein powder.
Nutrition information calculated without protein powder. Nutrition information will depend on the type of protein powder you use.
For more ingredients & substitutions, see blog post above.

Nutrition

Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 22mg | Potassium: 426mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 3519IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 1mg