Look for a ripe mango for a sweeter flavor. Ripe banana and avocado will also lend better flavor, texture and nutrients to your smoothie.
1 cup spinach
1/2 cup (4 oz; 120 mL) coconut water
Peel mango, banana and avocado
Place all ingredients in blender and liquefy.
Add more coconut water, fresh juice or plain water to thin as desired
Makes 1 serving (16 oz/ 500mL)
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Mango – papaya, star fruit
Banana – avocado
Avocado – banana, coconut meat
Spinach – swiss chard, kale, romaine, any green leafy veggie
Coconut water – water, fresh fruit juice (apple, orange, pineapple, mango, cantaloupe)
Stacy is the nutritionist for Reboot with Joe. She is a Senior Clinical Nutritionist at Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. She also writes for online health and nutrition sites and works in private practice with her husband Dr. Russell Kennedy, www.wellnessguides.org. Stacy opened Stacy's Juice Bar in Needham, MA with Stacy Madison, founder of Stacy's Pita Chip company, www.stacysjuicebar.com. Stacy is a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor through the American College of Sports Medicine. Stacy received a Bachelor’s of Science in Dietetics from Indiana University, completed her Dietetic Internship at Massachusetts General Hospital and earned a Masters in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She currently resides in Wellesley where she loves cooking healthy, juicing, hiking, practicing yoga and spending time with her husband, two sons, three dogs and friends.
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