The Green Berry Smoothie | via Savor Home
One of my ongoing goals is to USE WHAT I ALREADY HAVE. I am so bad about doing that sometimes - especially when it comes to food. I am often so quick to see the ingredients for a recipe in a cookbook, decide to make it, and then quickly whisk off the the grocery store without checking to see what I already have that either matches the recipe exactly or what would work as a good substitute for an ingredient I don't have. Anyone else like that??

Well I kept all that in mind when I made super tasty smoothie. I found a similar recipe for this smoothie in Danielle Walker's book, "Against All Grain." It's the perfect thick and naturally sweet smoothie that's perfect for breakfast or as an after school snack. I had all of the ingredients in her original recipe on hand except kale and unsweetened apple juice. So I simply substituted spinach for kale. I substituted an actual apple for the unsweetened apple juice - which made perfect sense to me... :) I'm not sure if the smoothie tasted like Danielle's recipe, but all I know is that this version was delish - and that's all that matters! 

To make the smoothie, simply put all of the ingredients below into a blender with about a 1/2 cup of water. Blend until smooth. Enjoy!

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  1. My mom just got me a NutriBullet RX machine so I'm getting my smoothies back on. This looks so yummy, Pinning this one :)

  2. Pinning this and adding it to my smoothies to try!

  3. I can definitely relate to this post! And this smoothie looks so yummy!!
    xo. Leslie
    Segreto Finishes

  4. This smoothie looks so delicious! I have to try it.
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  5. Looks delicious! I'm not the best at remembering to eat vegetables. Will definitely give this a try!


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