Green Smoothies 101: Health Benefits and Recipes

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Green smoothies are blended drinks that combine leafy greens with fruits, veggies and healthy fats, such as almonds, hemp seeds, flax and coconut. Popular leafy greens include spinach, kale, rainbow or Swiss chard, mint, parsley and collard greens. Some folks prefer to use all fresh, raw ingredients, but others say frozen fruit lends a thicker, ice cream-like texture.

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