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Simple Smoothies

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SIMPLE SMOOTHIES Smoothies are a great way to drink about two or three of the five recommended servings of fruits and vegetables each day. There are no specific ingredients to making tasty nutritious smoothies. Use what's available at home and always ask an adult for help with sharp objects and electric appliances.  Things to consider when making a smoothie: 1) I ngredients. 2)  Layering. Ingredients There are many flavours to experiment with. For a creamier smoothie use fresh ingredients and for a slushier texture use some frozen ingredients or add ice. The combinations are endless. Get creative, but keep it simple.  Blending liquid : water, juice, milk, etc. (No milk with acidic fruits to avoid curdling.) Sweeteners : honey, maple syrup, agave nectar, etc. Spices and extracts : cinnamon, citrus zest, vanilla extract, etc.  Superfoods : chia, flaxseed, hemp, protein powder, spirulina, etc. Fruits and vegetables : apple, orange, strawberry, gin