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Green Goodness Smoothie

This green smoothie is made with coconut water—which is loaded with electrolytes and has less sugar than soda and most fruit juices.

Spinach, blueberry, banana, green smoothie recipe 

Prep time: 5 to 10 minutes

Makes 1 serving

Serving size: 16 ounces  

 

Ingredients

1 medium banana 

½ cup frozen or fresh blueberries

1 cup fresh spinach

½ cup coconut water

½ cup low or nonfat milk 

1 scoop whey protein powder (optional)  

Instructions

1. In a blender, place banana, blueberries, spinach, coconut water, and milk (if using, add optional protein powder).

2. Blend until smooth.

Related: 15 Recipes to Sneak More Greens Into Your Diet  

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories: 430; Carbohydrates: 54; Fat: 17 grams; Protein: 20 grams; Sodium: 60 mg; Fiber: 8 grams  

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Reference: “Cooking Your Weigh to Health.” Intermountain Healthcare, 2015. Web. 19 Mar. 2019.

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Sandy Patton

Sandy is a Marketing Communications Specialist and has been with SelectHealth for 15 years. Her prior roles include health education and wellness coaching.