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Blog: The Perfect Winter Smoothie: Apples, Oranges & Basil Smoothie

This is one of my favorite anytime smoothies. It is a vitamin packed, detoxifying, antioxidant dream to keep you refreshed and ready to take on the holidays.

Apples, Oranges & Basil Smoothie

5 ice cubes

1 1/2 cups fresh water

2 dates, pitted

1 banana, ripe and peeled

5-8 oz fresh spinach stems and all

1 honey crisp or gala apple (seeded)

1 Orange peeled and quartered

1 cup blueberries, frozen

4-6 basil leaves

Handful parsley

1 tsp agave nectar (totally optional)

Directions: Begin by placing ice & water, and dates, blend 30 secs.

Add all remaining ingredients and blend on high until smooth. 

Serves 1-2

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