Thursday, August 23, 2012
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:
Fat: 5 grams
Sodium:: 92 mg.
Protein: 8 grams