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Vegan Recipe - Thick Berry Smoothie

shared by Ellen Jaffe Jones
  • Vegan Recipe - Thick Berry Smoothie

    • Prep Time : 5 minutes
    • Cook Time : 2 minutes
    • Servings : 2
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    Vegan marathon runner Ellen Jaffe Jones shares a recipe with permission from her new book, Vegan Fitness for Mortals, published by Book Publishing Company!  Ellen says, “To summarize my tips: Listen to your Body big time, Finish without injury. Don’t get the “terrible twos”–too much too soon, and you’re good to go.”

    Ellen has also written Eat Vegan on $4 a Day, Kitchen Divided, and co-authored Paleo Vegan with Alan Roettinger.

     

    Ingredients

    1 frozen banana, broken into pieces
    1 apple, cored and chopped
    ½ to 1 cup nondairy milk
    4 to 6 lettuces leaves or other leafy greens, torn
    1 can (4 ounces) pineapple chunks packed in juice,
    or 2 fresh pineapple rings
    ¼ cup raisins or goji berries
    4 to 8 pitted soft dates
    4 to 6 ice cubes
    Cocoa powder or vegan mini chocolate chips, for garnish

    Preparation

    Put all the ingredients in a blender and process until creamy and smooth.

    Let us know what you think of this easy vegan recipe: Thick Berry Smoothie!

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