Christine Koh

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I'm Christine Koh, a music and brain neuroscientist turned multimedia creative. I'm the founder + editor of Boston Mamas, co-author of Minimalist Parenting, co-host of the Edit Your Life podcast, and creative director at Women Online. Drop me a line; I'd love to chat about how we can work together!

Awesome 5-Minute Green Smoothie Recipe

I'm not sure why, but for the last couple of weeks I've found myself eyeing green smoothies at cafes and in markets, then walking away because I don't want to shell out $5-8 for something I might find totally gross. So over the weekend -- after finding myself in this position yet again -- I decided I should try making one myself. And I will admit, I was shocked by the result! I made this recipe up on the fly and it was so awesome on the first attempt that Laurel asked if I would make more so we'd have a stash in the fridge.

Simply toss all of the below in a blender or food processor and process until smooth.  

  • 8 ounces of apple juice
  • 1 1/2 cup total of mango + pineapple (I used frozen, because, EASY)
  • 1/2 an avocado
  • 1 banana
  • 3 cups packed baby kale (or spinach would work too)

Thanks to the avocado and banana this smoothie has a nice creamy texture (I don't like watery, grainy smoothies). And you totally don't taste the kale! I apparently had the luck of the baby kale on Sunday because I also captured this pretty image on the first shot!

Enjoy!

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