Banana Blueberry Sneaky Smoothies

This is my secret weapon to get the day off to a good start, and no one is the wiser. The blueberries are not only packed with antioxidants, they're also dark enough to hide the raw spinach in the recipe. There's also a bit of almond butter for some protein and some healthy flax seed, too.

Recipe by Rori Trovato

Banana Blueberry Sneaky Smoothies

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    Ingredients

    2 large bananas 1 tablespoon flax seed oil or whole flax seeds
    2 cups frozen blueberries 1/3 cup honey or maple syrup
    1 1/2 cups loosely packed spinach leaves 2 1/2 cups milk (almond or rice milk can also be used)
    2 tablespoons almond butter

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      Place everything except 1 cup of the milk into the blender and start by pulsing to chop all the ingredients until they are all mixed together (stop the machine and stir if needed)

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      Then puree until smooth and slowly add the remaining cup of milk

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      Serve cold with sliced whole-grain toast if desired.

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