This seasonal smoothie is a true healthy snack by Maria Zoitas, creator of "Maria's Homemade" line of prepared foods.
Place all ingredients in a blender and purée until smooth — make sure the ice is completely crushed.
Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.
Vegetable should typically be cooked as quickly as possible, as they can become bland and mushy, and lose vitamins and minerals.
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