Want a quick breakfast that provides tons of nutrients, energy, protein and actually tastes good? This smoothie is for you! I have really taken smoothies under my wing in a pinch. When I need something that is chocked full of nutrients but doesn't require me to cook a full meal then this is my go to! Smoothies are filling and really tasty! You would be surprised that this combination is very sweet!!!
2 | Serving size: 1 1/2 cups | Calories: 162 | Total Fat: 7 gm |
Saturated Fats: 2 gm | Trans Fats: 0 gm | Cholesterol: 1 mg | Sodium: 36
mg | Carbohydrates: 22 gm | Dietary fiber: 6 gm | Sugars: 11 gm |
Protein: 4 gm
- 1 frozen banana, (peel and slice before freezing)
- 1/2 cup frozen grapes of any color
- 1/2 avocado (peeled and seeded)
- 1 cup spinach, loosely packed
- 1 cup kale, removes stem and discard, loosely packed
- 2 tablespoons chia seeds
- 1 1/2 cups chilled green tea, unsweetened (home brewed is best)
- ice if needed
Add all ingredients to the blender, except ice, blend until smooth. Add ice for a thicker smoothie.
Recommend organic or homegrown spinach and kale.
All fats in this recipe are healthy fats which comes from the
superfood avocado. The list of carotenoids found in avocado include
well-known carotenoids like beta-carotene, alpha-carotene and lutein,
but also many lesser known carotenoids including neochrome, neoxanthin,
chrysanthemaxanthin, beta-cryptoxanthin, zeaxanthin, and violaxanthin.
Also, this vegetable has anti-inflammatory benefits anti-inflammatory
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