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A Party in Your Mouth: Vitamin C Fiesta Smoothie Recipe

Vitamin C FiestaReady to rock … or we mean, rawk? This raw smoothie is powered up with lots of vitamin C and so much fruit and veggie flavor that your immune system should feel stronger just by looking at it. Talk about a fiesta for your mouth!
Just like the Citrus Cold Recovery Smoothie and the Turmeric Smoothie we recently shared from Jen Hansard and Jadah Sellner of Simple Green Smoothies, this smoothie recipe comes straight from their new book: Simple Green Smoothies.
Party on with this delish smoothie recipe!

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Vitamin C Fiesta Smoothie
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Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Serves: 2
 
This smoothie will give your body a rawkin’ immune boost with more than 842 percent of the daily recommended amount of vitamin C (that’s more than 400 percent per serving)! Red bell peppers, oranges, strawberries and kiwifruit all pack a powerful vitamin C punch, which is just what you need when you’re fighting a cold. It’s best to power up on the vitamin as soon as you start feeling cold symptoms to recover the fastest.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups kale, stems removed
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut water
  • 1 orange
  • ½ cup sliced red bell pepper
  • 2 cups strawberries
  • 1 kiwifruit, halved
Instructions
  1. Blend the kale, coconut water and orange until smooth.
  2. Add the bell pepper, strawberries and kiwifruit and blend again.
Notes
Reprinted from Simple Green Smoothies by Jen Hansard & Jadah Sellner. Copyright (c) 2015 by Jen Hansard and Jadah Sellner. By permission of Rodale Books. Available wherever books are sold.

I never think to put things like bell peppers in smoothies, do you? Gonna have to start doing that on the regular! —Jenn

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  1. Gail says:

    Kale, spinach and pumpkin are about as veggie as I go with smoothies.