mean lean green smoothie

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The Green Drink That Tastes Like a Milkshake
Standout Superfoods: Avocado, spinach, blueberries Health benefits: Avocado offers healthy fats and fiber, and gives this smoothie from V is for Vegan by Kerstin Rodgers a creamy texture. Spinach can help stave off low iron levels, which can lead to a lack of energy, headaches, and irritability. And green grapes, lemon juice and blueberries give the drink a subtle sweetness (plus, those blueberries fight inflammation, and eating them before and after a workout might help your muscles recover faster and lower levels of exercise-induced oxidative stress, according to one study.

Get the recipe: Mean, Lean, & Green Shake