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Go-Go Greens Smoothie

Ingredients
  Greens 1 Cup (16 tbs) (chard, spinach or kale with ribs removed)
  Redwood hill farm plain kefir/Green valley organics plain kefir 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Frozen strawberries 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (about 5 whole berries)
  Unsweetened apple juice/Cider 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Frozen banana 1⁄2 Medium
  Ice cubes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (adjust to reach desired consistency)
  Chia seeds 1 Tablespoon, for a boost of fiber, omega 3s, and calcium (Optional)
  Lactose free whey protein isolate powder 1 Tablespoon, for added protein (Optional)
Directions

Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.
Bigger Boost: Add a tablespoon of chia seeds for a boost of fiber, omega 3s, and calcium. Add a scoop of lactose-free whey protein isolate powder for added protein.
PER SERVING: 182 CAL; 6G PROT; 2G TOTAL FAT (1G SAT. FAT); 36G CARB; 5MG CHOL; 64MG SOD; 4G FIBER; 1G SUGARS*

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Beverage
Story
Has your get up and go, got up and gone? Juice up your day with nourishing greens, bursting with energy to spare. We added a kiss of apple and a handful of strawberries for sweetness and recommend including a frozen banana for an extra creamy texture. Our Redwood Hill Farm Plain Kefir or Green Valley Organics Plain Kefir pack a punch of protein and are the only kefirs available with Flourish® – a proprietary blend of 10 live active probiotic cultures. Make enough to share as family and friends will be green with envy of your renewed vim and vigor.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 315 Calories from Fat 76

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.6%

Saturated Fat 0.64 g3.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 105.2 mg4.4%

Total Carbohydrates 51 g17.1%

Dietary Fiber 11.3 g45.3%

Sugars 27.1 g

Protein 12 g23.7%

Vitamin A 54.7% Vitamin C 115.1%

Calcium 31.7% Iron 23.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Go-Go Greens Smoothie Recipe