Refreshing Green Tea, Lime & Avocado Smoothie

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 and nutrients, while avocado contributes healthy fats, making this a satisfying afternoon treat or an excellent complement to breakfast.

Chia seeds are optional and will change the consistency of the smoothie a bit. However, chia seeds are rich in antioxidants, fiber, and Omega 3 fatty acids. They are loaded with vitamins and minerals and pack a nutritional punch.

This smoothie is also an ideal addition to a healthy detox routine.

Ingredients

Refreshing Green Tea, Lime & Avocado Smoothie Recipe
  • Flesh from 1 avocado

  • 2 sweet apples, cored and roughly chopped

  • 1/2 small zucchini, roughly chopped

  • 1/2 cup chopped broccoli florets

  • 1 small knob peeled ginger

  • Roughly 1/4 cup loosely packed parsley

  • 1/2 juiced lime

  • 2 leaves kale

  • 1 cup brewed and cooled green tea

  • 2/3 cup almond milk (or water)

  • 2 tsp chia seeds (optional)



Preparation

*You might like to stop and taste after blending in the lime and lemon, to see if the flavor suits your taste.

  1. Add all ingredients to a high-powered food processor and blend until smooth and combined.

  2. 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.



Recipe Source:

http://tohercore.com/avocado-lime-green-tea-smoothie/




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