Everyone loves a smoothie — a great, healthy addition to your breakfast or the perfect late-night snack. The green lentils and kale give this smoothie additional nutritional benefits as well as a yummy green colour.
Green Lentil Power Smoothie
Makes 6 Servings
Preparation Time: 5 min
1/2 medium cucumber, chopped
1 cup (250 mL) chopped kale, spines removed
3/4 cup (175 mL) cooked split red lentils
1 apple, cored and chopped
1 medium banana, peeled
1/2 cup (125 mL) cold water
3/4 cup (175 mL) crushed ice
1/2 cup (125 mL) vanilla Greek yogurt
3 Tbsp (45 mL) honey
3 Tbsp (45 mL) lemon juice
2 tsp (10 mL) spirulina powder (optional)
PLACE all ingredients into a blender and puree until smooth.
SCRAPE down sides and blend again. Serve immediately.
Recipe provided by Canadian Lentils via Cookspiration , a website full of recipes curated by Dietitians of Canada.