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Smoothie with Banana, Collard Greens and Nectarine

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Smoothie with Banana, Collard Greens and Nectarine

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Smoothie with Banana, Collard Greens and Nectarine 3 or more Bananas
1 lb. Collard Greens, fresh, frozen, or cooked
3 or more Nectarines
2 tbsp. Flaxseed, whole dark
1/8 tsp. Stevia Extract, powder, optional
1-1/2 or more cups Ice
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Smoothie with Banana, Collard Greens and Nectarine

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We each have two or more 12-oz. glasses of a vegan smoothie for our breakfast (or any other time of the day), so we usually completely fill the large container of our Vita-Mix high speed blender. If you wish to make a smaller amount, cut the recipe in half.

Wash the nectarines and cut into sections so you can remove the pits, and place the cut pieces in the bottom of the blender container.

Wash and clean the fresh collard greens, and add to the blender container until it is 3/4 full with the fresh, frozen or cooked greens, peel 3 of the bananas, and add the bananas to the blender container, forming a bowl in the center of the container with 2 of the bananas for the flax seeds and stevia so that the seeds don't touch the sides of the container, and cover with the third banana.

Add the ice, cover, and run the blender at high speed until the ingredients are smooth, using the tamper as required.

While the blender is still running at high speed, add any remaining greens, extra bananas, nectarines and/or ice through the hole in the cover to fill the container and achieve the desired consistency of the smoothie.

Pour into glasses and serve with a straw. Enjoy!

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2
Bananas
2
Collard Greens
2
Flaxseed
0
Nectarines, White
2
Stevia Extract Powder
Love:
It makes everything taste better!

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2
Knives
2
Measuring Cup, Liquid
2
Measuring Spoons
2
Vita-Mix