Green and so good!
1 cup filtered or mineral water
1 handful fresh flat-leaf parsley sprigs
1 handful chopped romaine
1 handful baby spinach
1 handful kale
1 mini cucumber or 1/2 large cucumber, cut into 2-inch pieces
1 green apple, halved
1 banana, halved
Juice of 1/2 lemon
Great additions and substitutions: Mint, agave, lime, ginger,watercress, ground flax seeds, avocado, jalapeno and pineapple
Special equipment: a high-powered blender, such as a Vitamix
Combine the water, parsley, romaine, spinach,kale, cucumber, apple, banana and lemon juice in a high-powered blender and process until smooth. Drink immediately or refrigerate in an airtight container up to 24 hours.