Lettuce Smoothie

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Add romaine lettuce to your next smoothie for a nutrient boost. It has a mild flavor and is so hydrating.

Add romaine lettuce to your next smoothie for a nutrient boost. It has a mild flavor and is so hydrating.

Smoothies are an easy and fast way to down a quick breakfast or snack when you’re in a hurry. Adding romaine lettuce to the list of ingredients is smart because it’s mild in flavor, but it packs a nutrient punch.

Romaine lettuce is high in fiber and vitamin A, making it a wise choice. It also has a high water content, so you’re hydrating your body from the inside out while drinking. If you’ve ever had a smoothie with kale and you felt like you had to chew the leaves that weren’t broken down, give romaine a try. It’s softer so it blends right up.

Adding frozen banana and apple for flavor and texture makes this smoothie delicious. You can use whatever kind of milk you’d like, but we opted for almond. Chia seeds give additional fiber and protein. You’re well on your way to a portable meal or snack that has a lot to give back.

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Lettuce Smoothie

Add romaine lettuce to your next smoothie for a nutrient boost. It has a mild flavor and is so hydrating.

  • Author: Allie Doran
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup diced apple
  • 1 and 1/2 cups almond milk
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. honey, if desired

Instructions

  1. Add all of the ingredients into a blender. If you’d like a sweeter smoothie, add the honey, but if not, simply omit.
  2. Process until smooth.
  3. Pour into glasses & enjoy.

Add romaine lettuce to your next smoothie for a nutrient boost. It has a mild flavor and is so hydrating.

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Thanks for supporting The Cookful!

Add romaine lettuce to your next smoothie for a nutrient boost. It has a mild flavor and is so hydrating.

Allie Doran

Allie Doran is the photographer, recipe developer and creator of Miss Allie’s Kitchen, a recipe website that serves up real food recipes from the heart. Allie is a small town girl that loves meals packed with veggies & even wild game but her favorite dessert is definitely pie (with a side of red wine).