Kerry Washington's Favorite Pregnancy Treat: Smoothies
Kerry Washington — who is expecting her second child with husband Nnamdi Asomugha — has been a long-time fan of nutritionist Kimberly Snyder’s organic smoothies, and we’ve got the scoop on Washington’s favorite blend, the Glowing Green Smoothie. Jam-packed with dark, leafy greens and sweetened naturally with apple and pear, it’s a super-nutritious drink for pregnant women — or anyone! — and great to start the day with.
Glowing Green Smoothie
1 head romaine lettuce, chopped
3-4 stalks celery, chopped
½ head of a large bunch or ¾ of a small bunch of spinach
1 apple, cored and chopped
1 pear, cored and chopped
1 banana, sliced
Juice of ½ fresh lemon
⅓ bunch cilantro, optional
⅓ bunch parsley, optional
1. Add 1½ cups water and chopped head of romaine to the blender. Starting the blender at low speed, mix until smooth.
2. Gradually moving to higher speeds, add the celery, spinach apple and pear. Add the cilantro and parsley, if you are choosing to add them. Add the banana and lemon juice last.