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Teens tend to be tired and stressed out from their hectic lives, and they don't often take the time to refuel with nutritious food. To keep them healthy, teens need superfoods that can be eaten in quick and easy ways that adapt to their busy lifestyle. A green dragon smoothie is a perfect way for teens to get a boost of antioxidants while on the go. This is our favorite smoothie, which gets "Super Yums" from toddlers to teens.

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GREEN DRAGON SMOOTHIE
½ cup green grapes
1 medium orange, peeled
½ banana, peeled
1/2 slice lime with the rind
1-inch slice of pineapple with the core
1 cup of ice
¼-inch chunk of fresh ginger, peeled
1-2 cups of baby spinach, packed (more if you can fit it in your blender!)

DIRECTIONS
Place all ingredients in the blender in the order listed. Blend until smooth. Sip away and don't forget to give yourself a green dragon mustache!

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Pouches' Community Corner

Adoptive parents in Fredericksburg now have a new partner on their journey to a healthy family. In 2016, Children’s Home Society was awarded a $125,000 grant from the Virginia Department of Social Services to extend their Richmond area post-adoptive services to the Fredericksburg area.

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Now CHS is looking to find adoptive families in the area who need support before they hit a crisis point. “It doesn’t matter which agency they adopted from, or when that happened,” said Buckheit. “We want to offer a lifetime of support to adoptive families in the Fredericksburg area, especially those who haven’t been aware of our services in the past.”

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