Green Super Smoothie

1 tablespoon chia seeds
1 1/2 cups pear juice, coconut water, water or a mixture
3 romaine-lettuce or kale leaves
1 small cucumber, peeled
3 parsley sprigs

Add all the ingredients to a blender jar and liquefy using machine's most powerful setting. Blend until smooth. Drink immediately.

Makes 1 serving.

— Recipe from "Chia: The Complete Guide to the Ultimate Superfood," by Wayne Coates (Sterling Publishing, $17.95).

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