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Drink Your Greens

No time to cook? There are still plenty of great ways to get your greens in and make sure you're still onthe happy plate plan! This sweet green smoothie is one of our favorites. Fresh, in-season greens, sweet fruit and tangy, creamy probiotic-rich yogurt blend up quickly for breakfast on the go or a nutrient-dense and filling snack anytime. Want more fresh ideas? Check out The Happy Kitchen's Cooking Classes for spring!

GREEN SMOOTHIE

  • 1 c kale or collard greens, stems removed and chopped
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, coarsely chopped
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1/2 c loosely packed parsley leaves
  • 1 Tbs. almond or peanut butter
  • 1 c plain yogurt
  • 1/2 c apple juice

Combine kale, apple, bananas, parsley, nut butter, yogurt and half of juice in blender. Blend until smooth, then add remaining juice until you reach desired consistency.