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    The quality of your blender will definitely affect lumpiness lol. If it's spinach and stuff that's staying chunky you could try rubbing it in some lemon juice first and leaving it to sit for a while, it will soften it a bit.

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    To minimise lumpiness, blend all the ingredients first, then add water and blend again. Blend on the highest setting for a good minute or two.

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    Thanks to this thread I dreamt about kale last night!!

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    Today's 'green' smoothie is brought to you by kale, spinach, coconut oil, lemon juice, ginger, cranberry juice and strawberries! It was a beautiful green (picture grass clippings) until I added the strawberries!! Tastes good though!

    ETA: won't let me add a pic - hang on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babylove81 View Post
    Today's 'green' smoothie is brought to you by kale, spinach, coconut oil, lemon juice, ginger, cranberry juice and strawberries! It was a beautiful green (picture grass clippings) until I added the strawberries!! Tastes good though!

    ETA: won't let me add a pic - hang on.
    Is the blender blending it well? I still haven't made one, I need to go buy some ingredients.

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    Today I had;
    Kale
    Frozen banana, strawberries, cantaloupe
    Honey
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    1 teaspoon of super greens powder
    Oat milk

    I blended it solidly for a few minutes, it was great!

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    Quote Originally Posted by babyla View Post
    Today I had;
    Kale
    Frozen banana, strawberries, cantaloupe
    Honey
    LSA
    1 teaspoon of super greens powder
    Oat milk

    I blended it solidly for a few minutes, it was great!
    Do you freeze all your fruit?

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    I blended it for longer today and I also peeled the leaves off the stalks, even to the tops and on the spinach as well, seemed to work better and a bit smoother.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pina Colada View Post
    what do you make your smoothies in? I have been using a regular blender and they are kinda chunky
    I use one of these blenders. Despite it being less powerful than my regular blender it does a better job of blending everything. The blending container doubles as a drink bottle too which is handy.

    ETA: picture won't work but you can google george foreman mix and go blender. They are only about $35-$40 too.

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    I made some for DH and I this week for breaky. I used frozen raspberries, fresh strawberry, 1/4 cup oatmeal, banana, honey, spinach, Greek yogurt and some milk. Delicious, and very filing.


 

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