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Recipe: Green smoothie

Updated: 09-21-2012

Dietitian's tip: This refreshing drink is an excellent source of vitamins A  and C.

Ingredients

Serves: 4

  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup strawberries
  • Juice of 1 lemon (about 4 tablespoons)
  • 1/2 cup other berries such as blackberries or blueberries
  • 2 ounces fresh raw baby spinach (about 2 cups)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint or to taste
  • 1 cup cold water or ice

Directions

Place all ingredients in a blender or juicer and puree. Enjoy.

Nutritional Analysis per serving
  • Calories: 52
  • Total carbohydrate: 12 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Dietary fiber: 2 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: trace
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Saturated fat: trace
  • Sodium: 14 mg
  • Sugars: 0 g
  • Total fat: trace
  • Trans fat: 0 g