Apple Strawberry Apricot Smoothie

 

Apple Strawberry Apricot Smoothie

This is a wonderful smoothie that is delicious and high in nutrition.  It has a balance of protein (from hemp hearts and protein powder) and fiber, as well as loads of vitamins and minerals (from the fruit and veggies) – it can be a meal replacement.  Enjoy!

 

Servings:  2

Prep time: 5 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1 apple, cored and cut into chunks

4 large strawberries, quartered

4 small apricots, halved and pits removed

1 baby English cucumber, cut into chunks

½ avocado

2 stalks celery, cut into chunks

1 large kale leaf  (do not use the stem)

3 Tbsp hemp hearts

1 ½ scoops pumpkin protein powder (use scoop supplied with the powder)

2 cups coconut water or filtered water

 

Place all ingredients in a blender, food processor or VitaMix®, starting with the fruit and avocado.  Blend until smooth.