This smoothie is not for the faint of heart. It’s got orange and banana but doesn’t taste like a Creamsicle. But it’s amazing and deeply addictive and a perfect way to detox the winter and move into this warmer weather. It’s the new frontier of green smoothies.
It contains spirulina, a superfood cyanobacteria that’s rich in chlorophyll. It’s a mineral party that will alkalize your body. Spirulina contains all essential amino acids to make a highly usable protein. Spirulina is incredibly cleansing, helping to remove heavy metals from the body. And it will make your skin, hair and nails look well nourished and glowy. If you want to learn more about spirulina, check out this comprehensive article on its science-backed health benefits.
- 1 orange, peeled
- ½ banana
- 2-3 leaves kale, separated from stems
- 1 tsp spirulina
- 1 cup almond milk
- ½ tsp vanilla powder (or 1 tsp vanilla essence)
- 1 tbsp flax seeds
- 1 tbsp Udo’s 369 Oil
- Blend all ingredients but the oil until smooth.
- Add oil and pulse until combined.