Thursday, August 23, 2012

Pineapple-Kiwi Smoothie

By adding leafy greens such as spinach to your morning smoothie is a very good way to pack an extra dose of vegetables.


2 cups fresh baby spinach
1 cup sliced kiwifruits
1 banana, cut up
1/4 cup chopped fresh pineapple
1/4 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons flaxseed meal or chia seeds


In a blender combine spinach, kiwifruits, banana, yogurt, 1/4 cup pineapple, the orange juice, and flaxseed meal. Cover and blend until nearly smooth, stopping to scrape down sides of container as needed. Evenly divide between 2 glasses.

Provides 2 servings (1 cup) servings.

Nutritional value per serving:

Calories: 219
Fat:        5 grams
Sodium:: 92 mg.
Protein:   8 grams

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