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Green Juice Smoothie

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Per Serving

Green Juice Smoothie

Makes: 2 servings
Serving Size: 1 1/4 cups
Calories 80
Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 19 g
Fiber 2 g
Sugars 15 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 15 mg
Potassium 370 mg
Protein 2 g
Phosphorus 35 mg
Choices: Fruit 1, Vegetable 1
  • Makes: 2 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 1/4 cups

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups frozen mango cubes
1 cup chopped unpeeled English cucumber
1 cup packed fresh baby spinach or chopped chard
3/4 cup unsweetened jasmine green tea (made with 1 tea bag) or filtered water, chilled
2 Tbsp. packed fresh mint leaves
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
2 tsp. fresh lime juice
1 tsp. grated fresh gingerroot

Directions

  1. Purée all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Pour into 2 large beverage glasses and enjoy.

Tip: Drinking vegetables is certainly one way to help reach your veggie quota for the day. By whirling the whole vegetables into a smoothie, you're still getting the full nutritional benefit of each, including all of the fiber. Here they're paired with fruit to give you bonus benefits.

 
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