Recipes

Minty Fresh Green Smoothie

Green smoothies can be costly and if you don’t know what’s in it, you could easily be over-eating! So why not take control and make your own? If you’re weary about greens, a smoothie is the perfect gateway item for you! Try this super refreshing, light and clean smoothie that can act as a supplement for your daily dose of veggies! It’s also packin 11 grams of Fiber, has plentiful amounts of Vitamin C and K and is less than 175 calories!

Yield/Serving

1

Macros

Serving Size: 8-10 oz. glass
  • Protein - 3.8 g
  • Carbs - 31.6 g
  • Fat - 3.6 g

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup filtered or spring water, super cold
  • 1 tbsp flax meal
  • 1 cup organic kale (stems removed) or spinach, tightly packed
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, tightly packed
  • 1 tbsp sweetener of choice - I used VitaFiber Syrup
  • 1 cup (~4 oz.) fresh pineapple, cut into 1" pieces
  • 1 organic Persian cucumber, cut into 1" pieces
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • Optional add-ins: 1/2 avocado, 1 tbsp coconut oil, fresh ginger slivers

Cooking Utensils

  • Vitamix or Blender

Directions

Start by adding the lightest ingredients: Add the water, flax meal, greens of choice, mint, sweetener, pineapple, cucumber and then ice cubes.

Blend until smooth! ENJOY the ENTIRE serving!

 

Additional Information

If it’s your Rest day, I suggest incorporating the “add-ins” and reducing the pineapple to 1/2 cup! Those healthy fats will keep the hunger at bay!

Approximately 170 calories

(~1 fist carbs, 1 thumb fat)

*Calories may vary depending on brands of ingredients and any substitutions.

 

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