Simple Green Smoothie

  • pexels-photo-1093411 cup kale or spinach
  • 1 medium banana
  • 1 cup low-fat coconut or almond milk
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 medium apple, cored and sliced
  • 1 cup frozen fruit of your choice
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp. flax seeds (optional)

PREPARATIONS

  1. In a blender, blend the kale or spinach and the milk.
  2. Add in the rest of the ingredients one at a time, blending after each item.
  3. Serve cold.
  4. Reserve the leftover smoothie in the refrigerator for later in the day or the next day. The smoothie should be consumed within 24 hours.
  5. Makes: 2 servings

Nutritional Information (per serving)

Total Calories 278
Total Fat 6 g
Protein 11 g
Carbohydrates 50 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Total Sugars 36 g
Sodium 120 mg

Source: USDA