Lisa's Winter Green Smoothie

Serves 1

1 1/4 cups water

1/2 cups ice cubes

2 Bosc pears, cored

1 banana, optional

5 kale leaves, stems removed

3 sprigs mint leaves, stems removed

1-inch piece vanilla bean or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Pinch of sea salt

Place all items in blender, and blend until smooth.

-- Lisa Books-Williams