Go-Go Greens Smoothie

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Sep. 20, 2012

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

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 315Calories from Fat 76

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 105 mg4.38%

Total Carbohydrates 51 g17%

Dietary Fiber 11 g44%

Sugars 27 g

Protein 12 g24%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet