Smoothie of the week is back!
This time it comes from Jason Mraz!
To make this green smoothie recipe a meal-in-a-glass, musician Mraz adds a tablespoon of coconut oil and some
sprouted flax or chia seeds.
Here is what you'll need:
1 1/4 cups cold unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk
1 ripe avocado
1 ripe banana
1 sweet apple, such as Honeycrisp, sliced
1/2 large or 1 small stalk celery, chopped
2 cups lightly packed kale leaves or spinach
1 1-inch piece peeled fresh ginger
8 ice cubes
-Blend milk beverage, avocado, banana, apple, celery, kale (or spinach), ginger and ice in a blender until very smooth.
Thanks Eating Well. These nutrition facts are great:
Per serving: 332 calories; 18 g fat (2 g sat, 10 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 45 g carbohydrates; 18 g total sugars; 7 g protein; 13 g fiber; 164 mg sodium; 1345 mg potassium.
Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (168% daily value), Vitamin A (146% dv), Potassium (38% dv), Folate (31% dv), Calcium (26% dv), Magnesium (25% dv)
Carbohydrate Servings: 2 1/2