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Holy Basil Elixir SERVES 1

This simple and delicious blend of fresh herbs and apples is the perfect daily afternoon smoothie for weight loss. Add ½ cup of ice if you like your smoothies cold and slushy. ½ cup unfiltered organic apple juice ¼ frozen banana ¼ cup fresh holy basil leaves

Pineapple Pom

1 Tbs. chia seeds

This cocktail is sweet and sour with a light coconut taste. Pineapple’s sweet intensity pairs perfectly with the tartness of pomegranate seeds, which are rich in inflammation-busting polyphenols.

Combine all ingredients in a high-power blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Drink immediately. per serving: 139 cal; 2g prot; 3g total fat (<1g sat fat); 26g carb; 0mg chol; 5g sod; 5g fiber; 18g sugars

SERVES 2

1 cup coconut water

¼ cup pomegranate seeds

½ cup ice

2 Tbs. chia seeds

½ cup pineapple Combine all ingredients in a high-power blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Drink immediately. per serving: 111 cal; 2g prot; 4g total fat (<1g sat fat); 19g carb; 0mg chol; 10g sod; 5g fiber; 11g sugars

Hestia’s Love Potion SERVES 2

Iced Coffee Whip

Named for the Greek goddess of the hearth, this smoothie gets its sweet flavor from cherries and fresh carrot juice.

This smoothie is full of protein and tastes like a decadent frappé. For coffee, try Mount Hagen Organic Freeze-Dried Instant Coffee.

1 cup frozen sweet cherries

½ cup ice

½ cup carrot juice

1 tsp. lemon juice

2 Tbs. chia seeds

Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Drink immediately. per serving: 114 cal; 3g prot; 3g total fat (<1g sat fat); 19g carb; 0mg chol; 39g sod; 5g fiber; 9g sugars

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½ cup hemp milk

2 Medjool dates

½ cup ice

1 Tbs. instant coffee

2 Tbs. protein powder Combine all ingredients in a high-power blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Drink immediately. per serving: 226 cal; 13g prot; 2g total fat (<1g sat fat); 43g carb; 0mg chol; 191g sod; 4g fiber; 35g sugars

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