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Prepare Lean & Green Smoothie in 5 minutes

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When preparing a  low-sugar smoothie, you need to get your sources from “naturally occurring sugars from antioxidant-rich fruits, like berries or raw cacao, which has minerals, fiber, flavonols, and polyphenols,” says Kelly LeVeque holistic nutritionist, wellness expert, and celebrity health coach. 

“I limit fruit to ¼ cup or 1 serving.” Focus on protein, fiber, and fat instead.

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By limiting your shakes to one carb source, that also has a fair amount of fiber, you’ll keep blood sugar levels balanced.

This green green smoothie recipe below—from LeVeque’s new book Body Love: Live in Balance, Weigh What You Want, and Free Yourself from Food Drama Forever—is a prime example of how to add the right amount of fruit.

Nutritional information (per serving):

  1. 10g fat
  2. 27g carbs
  3. 18g fiber
  4. 30g protein

Makes 1 (500ml) servings

Prep time

5 min.

Ingredients

  1. 1 serving organic pea protein
  2. ¼ avocado
  3. 1 Tbsp organic acacia fiber powder
  4. 2 cups chopped kale
  5. ½ green apple
  6. 1 cup unsweetened almond milk

How to make it
Add all ingredients into a high-speed blender. Blend until fully incorporated.

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