Healthy Green Shake When You Don’t Have A Lot Of Time

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If you are anything like us over here at The Cool Mom Co, then time is always an issue for you, especially in the mornings!

I have to admit, I don’t eat a full breakfast every morning like I should so a healthy green shake is key for me, especially while pregnant. I am usually so crunched for time that I focus on getting the girls fed and myself dressed…typical mom! I’m sure I am not alone in my hectic morning routine but I have found that a nutrient packed shake helps to give me that energy boost my body craves.
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People always ask me “why shakes over juicing?” When I am home, I love getting the entire fruit or veggie in my shake instead of juicing which takes out the pulp and skin (don’t get me wrong I love stopping at the gazillion juice bars here in LA too). Shakes also fill me up more than juicing so I’m not starving before I have time to make a proper meal. Usually no later than 10am, I try to have eggs and toast or yogurt and granola.

Lizzy’s Healthy Green Shake

1/2 Cup Frozen Organic Mango Chunks
1/2 Cup Frozen Organic Strawberries
1 Frozen Organic Banana
1 Cup Organic Spinach or Kale
1 Small Cucumber
Juice of 1 Lime
2 Tablespoons of Organic Chia Seeds

Cover with water or Coconut water and blend well. I love the Vitamix Blender but any great blender will do!

Enjoy!

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