Ariana Kukors, Olympic swimmer and Director of Health Inspiration for LifeWise Health Plan of Washington, joined Margaret to chat about the importance of getting a daily dose of fruits and vegetable and shared her favorite green smoothie recipe. Ariana and Margaret then whipped up and debuted the New Day Smoothie, which combines healthy ingredients like almond milk and tasty pineapple.

Ariana and Margaret also talked about the great fitness tips, workouts, healthy snacks, recipes and inspiration featured at ActivelyNorthwest.com, powered by LifeWise Health Plan of Washington. The website and corresponding Facebook page feature stories written by local health and fitness experts, along with LifeWise ambassadors.

This reminder: The next #FitMob gathering takes place this Saturday, September 28, at Garfield Community Center in Seattle from 8:30 - 10:00am. The theme is: Boot Camp! Visit the #FitMob event page on Facebook for more details and to sign up for this free activity.

Here's the recipe for the New Day smoothie:

Makes 1 serving

1 cup almond milk

1 cup spinach

1/2 banana

1/2 cup pineapple (frozen)

1/2 cup mango (frozen)

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