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Sorry, but your beloved breakfast smoothie probably isn't very diet-friendly. If you're blending together a bunch of fruit and not much else, the resulting drink is high in calories and not particularly filling. And we've all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but it really is true says Terry Walters, nutrition expert and author of "Clean Food."
So to make your go-to smoothie a bit more nutritious, Walters has a simple solution: Throw in some vegetables. "Follow this rule when using a blender: For every fruit that goes in, add a vegetable," she says. For a breakfast smoothie that will keep you full until the afternoon, she suggests using frozen peaches, banana, and as much kale as you can squeeze into the container. (Kale is a super food that contains vitamins, antioxidants and cancer-fighting phytonutrients -- and it has tons of fiber, but only 36 calories per cup.) Blend it with rice milk, ice, and a spoonful of maple syrup.
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