Spicy Almond Green Smoothie

Sweet smoothies hit the spot”¦most of the time. But if you’re craving something with a little more “kick,” try sipping this spicy drink instead. Greens and seeds come together with creamy almond butter and a dash of chipotle powder for a hearty, healthy brew with just the right amount of heat!

Kick start your day with this spicy smoothie, packed with powerhouse greens, seeds and protein-rich almond butter.

Spicy Almond Green Smoothie

Serves 1

Ingredients

½ cup frozen romaine lettuce
1/2 cup frozen kale, stems removed
1/2 cup frozen zucchini
1 Tbsp. basil, chopped
1 scoop  vegan, soy-free protein powder
1 Tbsp.  almond butter
1 Tbsp.  flax seeds
1/2 tsp. chipotle powder
1/4 cup water

Directions

1. Blend all ingredients in a high-speed blender until smooth and creamy.

“Mo’s Healthy Morsels” is written by Maura (“Mo”) Knowles, a certified health coach, recipe developer and owner of Mac-n-Mo’s, a vegan baked goods company created by Knowles to help her dad eat better (and still enjoy food!) after he underwent quadruple bypass surgery in 2010. Knowles’ recipes for snacks, treats and other fun and healthy dishes appear every week here on the Vitacost blog, or visit Mo on  Facebook  or  www.macnmos.com  for more “morselicious” ideas and tips.

Maura Knowles

“Mo’s Healthy Morsels” is written by Maura (“Mo”) Knowles, a certified health coach, recipe developer and owner of Mac-n-Mo’s, a vegan baked goods company created by Knowles to help her dad eat better (and still enjoy food!) after he underwent quadruple bypass surgery in 2010. Knowles’ recipes for snacks, treats and other fun and healthy dishes appear every week here on the Vitacost blog.

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“Mo’s Healthy Morsels” is written by Maura (“Mo”) Knowles, a certified health coach, recipe developer and owner of Mac-n-Mo’s, a vegan baked goods company created by Knowles to help her dad eat better (and still enjoy food!) after he underwent quadruple bypass surgery in 2010. Knowles’ recipes for snacks, treats and other fun and healthy dishes appear every week here on the Vitacost blog.

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