Posts Tagged ‘green smoothie’

Veggie-Packed Green Smoothie

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This smoothie is the best way to start a day or perfect for a quick & filling lunch.  It will give you about 5 cups for fresh vegetables and fruit!  Its easy on digestion.  The banana and apple add sweetness to it and the lemon loads it up with vitamin C.  Give it a try!

 

 

 

 

 

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 serving of vanilla whey protein
  • 2 handfuls of fresh organic spinach
  • 1 handful of organic romaine lettuce
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumbers
  • 1/2 banana (I like to do frozen banana for thicker smoothie)
  • 1 small apple chopped
  • 1/4 lemon with rind (if you have a powerful blender)

Blend together and enjoy this filling smoothie packed with vitamins and fiber!

310 Calories, 5g Fat, 11g Fiber, 31g Sugar, 25g Protein

 

Chocolate Almond Butter Smoothie

This green smoothie is a great way to sneak in a veggie first thing in the morning and it’s perfect for when you don’t have a lot of time in the a.m.  It is my go-to smoothie that my kids like too!

 

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein
  • 1 tbsp cacao nibs
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 frozen banana (or 1/2 banana to cut 50 calories)
  • 1 large handful of fresh organic spinach

Instructions:

Combine all ingredients and blend well.  

417 Calories, 18g Fat, 9g Fiber, 20g Sugar, 28g Protein