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

 

Ingredients

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)

 

Instructions

Step 1

PLACE all ingredients into a blender and puree until smooth.

Step 2

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.