5 Ingredient Green Berry Smoothie

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 0 min 2
5 Ingredient Green Berry Smoothie
Health Highlights
5 nutrient dense ingredients! High antioxidants for immunity!

Ingredients


1 cup Orange juice
1/2 cup slices Banana (s)
1 cup Frozen blueberries (or berry of choice)
1 cup Kale (or spinach)
1 tbsp Flaxseed meal (ground)

Instructions


1. Add orange juice, banana, blueberries, kale and flax to a blender and blend on high until smooth

 2. If smoothie turns out too thick, add a splash more juice or water.

Enjoy! 


 

Notes:

  • For more sweetness add extra frozen banana or a tsp of maple syrup 
  • Lower sugar option:  replace orange juice with almond milk or other nut milk


Nutritional Highlights:

  • Bananas are high in potassium and low in sodium, this combination may help to lower blood pressure
  • Blueberry are an excellent source of flavonoids which are exceptional antioxidants
  • Kale is an excellent source of carotenes, vitamin C, B6 and manganese

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 185
Calories from fat 21.6
Calories from saturated fat 1.3
Total Fat 2.4 g
Saturated Fat 0.1 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.4 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 25.1 mg
Potassium 553 mg
Total Carbohydrate 40 g
Dietary Fiber 5.0 g
Sugars 29.4 g
Protein 3.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 2.2
Meat Alternative 0.1
Vegetables 0.5

Energy sources


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