Cucumber Mango Green Smoothie
Prep time: 10 mins
Total time: 10 mins
Ingredients
  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk (or you can use sweetened if you want it sweeter)
  • 1 handful of spinach
  • 2 leaves of kale or swiss chard
  • ½ cucumber
  • 1 stalk celery
  • ½ cup frozen mango
  • ½ tsp. lemon rind or 2 drops of lemon essential oil
  • 2 leaves of organic mint - don't have to add this but it is awesome
  • *little stevia if you desire it to be sweeter
Instructions
  1. Add 2 cups of almond milk to blender
  2. Add 1 large handful of spinach, the kale and swiss chard
  3. Blend greens - add more greens if desired
  4. Add cucumber (peel included) - chop into smaller pieces if you are using a blender versus a blendtec or vitamix
  5. Blend
  6. Add 1 stalk of celery (chopped because I don't have a blendtec or vitamix)
  7. Add ½ cup frozen mango
  8. Add 2 drops of lemon essential oil or some freshly ground lemon peel
  9. Blend
  10. If you want add the fresh mint (it is amazing)
  11. This recipe makes two smoothies. Enjoy one for breakfast and the other for an afternoon snack.
  12. You don't have to get hung up on measuring - feel free to "eye ball" it or use what you have in your refrigerator.
Recipe by STOCKPILING MOMS™ at http://www.stockpilingmoms.com/2013/01/cucumber-mango-green-smoothie/