A Splash of Sunshine Smoothie

By Sarah Ann Stewart, HCTP July 2012

This refreshing smoothie is the perfect way to enjoy the summer season all year round! It’s packed with plant proteins, omegas, and healthy fat to keep you satisfied. You won’t compromise great taste with these earthy, subtle, and sweet ingredients that are also high in antioxidants. In less than five minutes, you’ll have a great meal replacement for mornings on the go or post-workout fuel.


Serves 6

  • 1-1/2 cups ice
  • 3-1/2 Medjool dates (pitted and soaked in filtered water)
  • 1 cup kale
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped frozen pineapple
  • 1 frozen banana, peeled
  • 2-1/2 cups organic almond milk (or coconut water if preferred)
  • 1 scooped avocado
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp flax seeds
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 1 tbsp ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • handful coconut flakes


  1. Add ice, dates, and kale to blender first.
  2. Add pineapple, bananas, and remaining ingredients.
  3. Blend on high until desired consistency and serve with love!

Sarah Anne Stewart is a holistic health practitioner running a leading private coaching practice with a heart-centered approach focusing on permanent weight loss. Sarah is helping others find the solution to feeling happy, free, and confident in their body. She is the founder of the Holistically Slim Movement, the author of the e-course Meditate Slim, an in-demand public speaker, and an advisor to international wellness brands. When not at home in Los Angeles, she is leading transformative wellness experiences around the globe. You can find more from Sarah on her website and on Instagram!

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