Celebrity Slim-Down Secret: Harley Pasternak’s Sweet Spinach Smoothie


2 cups spinach leaves, packed
1 ripe pear, peeled, cored, and chopped
15 green or red grapes
6 ounces fat-free plain Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons chopped avocado
1 or 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice


In a blender or food processor, combine all the ingredients until blended to the desired consistency.



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  • Jonathan Toews: Drinks green kale and spinach shakes with electrolyte enhancement
  • PK Subban: Looks at himself in mirror and smiles; is completely cured
  • Tyler Seguin: Drinks more and parties through
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Sip Your Way to Clearer Skin With This Breakout-Fighting Smoothie

This creamy smoothie recipe is made from Vitamin E-rich spinach and avocado and sweetened with grapes that contain anti-inflammatory antioxidants. You’ll love the taste of the strawberries that also help fight free-radical damage, giving skin a more radiant glow. Almond butter offers the minerals zinc and selenium, both essential for healthy skin, and a sprinkle of flaxmeal contains omega-3s that help reduce inflammation.


2 cups raw spinach
¼ avocado
½ cup red grapes (fresh or frozen)
½ cup frozen strawberries
1 tablespoon almond butter
1 teaspoon flaxmeal
1 cup water


Place all ingredients in a blender, and mix well.
Enjoy immediately.