Sweet & Spicy Smoothie

This delicious smoothie is the perfect pick-me-up for those sluggish weekday mornings, or anytime you need a little boost.  It has little bit of this and little bit of that, but hardly any fat. (WHATTTTT!!)

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1 Cup Kale

1 Small Apple

1 Banana

1 Inch Piece of Ginger

Juice from 1 Lime

3 Pitted Dates

1 Cup Coconut Water

Food Key

– Kale: vitamins, A, B6 &C, potassium, copper, folic acid, calcium, iron, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin and zinc (MEGA-STACKED!!)

– Apples: potassium, vitamin C and pectin (helps control cholesterol and blood sugar)

– Bananas: vitamin B6 and potassium

– Ginger: stimulates digestion, combats flatulence (NICE!) and is effective against colds

– Limes: vitamin C, antioxidants, calcium, folate, citric acid and hesperidin (lowers cholesterol)

– Dates: fiber, magnesium, potassium, and antioxidants

– Coconut Water: improves digestion and metabolism, supports immune system

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