Spinach and Strawberry Smoothie

Spinach...in a smoothie? Don't let the title fool you. Though each serving is packed with an incredible full cup of this nutritional powerhouse, the sweetness of fresh strawberries and banana is front and centre in this deliciously drinkable treat.

Recipe courtesy gosouthfresh.com

Ingredients

1/2 cup (125 mL) low-fat vanilla yogurt
2 cups (500 mL) water
1 medium banana
1 cup (250 mL) sliced strawberries
2 cups (500 mL) chopped fresh spinach, lightly packed
Honey or maple syrup to taste (optional)

Directions

In blender, combine yogurt, water, banana, strawberries, spinach and honey or syrup (optional). Blend on high until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.

Makes 2 servings.

Nutritions

PER SERVING: about 120 cal, 5g pro, 2 g fat (1 g sat. fat), 25 g carb, 4 g fibre, 5 mg chol, 75 mg sodium. %RDI: 15% calcium, 8% iron, 60% vit A, 100% vit C.

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