Strawberry Basil Green Smoothie

emily maxson

By Emily Maxson

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Strawberries and basil remind me of summer. Combining them gives this green smoothie a unique flavor that is so enjoyable you won’t even realize you are drinking two servings of your daily leafy greens. The avocado gives this smoothie the creaminess of a milkshake while adding nearly 20 different vitamins and minerals, dietary fiber, and monounsaturated fat—the good fat we all need. The dates add the perfect touch of sweetness. Enjoy!

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Strawberry Basil Green Smoothie

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x

Ingredients

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2 cups unsweetened almond milk

2 cups fresh or frozen strawberries

¼ avocado

2 dates

Handful fresh basil (about 10 leaves)

4 cups fresh spinach

Instructions

Place all ingredients in a blender.
Blend well until liquified.
Serves 2

  • Author: Emily Maxson
  • Prep Time: 5 min
emily maxson

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Food is my passion. I am inspired by both the art and the science of the culinary world. I enjoy being in my kitchen creating, testing and writing recipes to share with you. I believe that cooking food at home is one of the best things you can do for your health, and it doesn’t have to be complicated.

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emily maxson

eat · heal · thrive

Hi everyone! Thank you for visiting Emily’s Fresh Kitchen. I am a trained chef and cookbook author and I love to eat, cook, and think about food. I enjoy working with nutrient-rich foods and creating meals that not only taste good, but assist the body in fighting illness and disease.

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