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Spring Back into Action with Smoothies!

Posted by Deb Levy, MS, RDN on

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Hello, Spring!! What an exciting time of year. 

The birds are migrating back from their winter hiatus, flowers are starting to

bloom and activities are picking up again!  

It is also a good time to focus on your health. That’s why I

reach for my favorite green smoothie. It’s chock full of fruits and

vegetables (notice I make the smoothie with the skin on both the

cucumber and pear to get the most fiber and nutrients out of them), with a

bit of creaminess from the almond milk and some nuttiness from the

seeds. All in all, it creates a drink that’s high in nutrients, fiber, calcium, and

omega 3s!!

Easy to make, delicious to drink, and good for your body!!

Remember: Go green, go healthy!!

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