Linda's Summer Smoothie

Summer is a great time to make use of all the wonderful fresh fruit available. Here' a recipie for a yummy smoothie that is also highly nutritious and easy to make! Feel free to substitute other fruit you have on hand in your kitchen.



Linda's Summer Smoothie


Makes 4 servings


6 large fresh strawberries

1 banana

1 cup vanilla yogurt or plain yogurt sweetened with 1tsp vanilla and a tiny pinch of stevia powder

1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

1 ripe peach ( or subsitute other fruit like nectarines or apricots)

1/2 cup orange juice

1/2 cup low fat milk

1/2 cup ice cubes

1/4-1/2 cup fresh kale or chard leaves


Combine the ice, juice, yogurt  and fruit in the blender. Stop and then add the kale or chard if using and blend until smooth.