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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 312.7
  • Total Fat: 7.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 119.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 53.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 11.7 g
  • Protein: 14.6 g

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Gregory's Power Smoothie

Submitted by: CINEMANIAC

Introduction

This is a simple smoothie I make just about every day for breakfast. You can alter any of the fruits listed. Just don't throw in dairy products as it will make it less healthy. This is a simple smoothie I make just about every day for breakfast. You can alter any of the fruits listed. Just don't throw in dairy products as it will make it less healthy.
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    1/2 cup soy milk (unsweetened)
    1 tbsp of protein powder
    1 small frozen banana
    1/2 cup of frozen berries (can be mixed or just one kind of your favorite)
    1/3 cup diced frozen pineapple
    1 tbsp flax seed
    1/4 cup of water

Directions

Throw the water, soymilk, flax seeds, and protein (and optional greens powder) into the blender first and blend for a 10-15 seconds. This pulverizes the flax seed better. Then add everything else and blend until smooth.

In general I just buy bags of frozen veggies from Trader Joes and mix-in whatever we have lyting around. I've tried the big frozen costco mixed fruit bags, but frankly whatever process they use to freeze or perhaps where they buy the fruit from leaves the fruit just bland tasting.

Some suggestions: if you use vanilla protein powder use more tropical fruits like mango, bananas, pineapple. If you use chocolate, go heavy on the berries - especially blue and raspberries.

You can also incorporate any protein powder you want. I am vegan so I am careful to choose only soy-based protein powders.

Another thing I like to add is a healthy greens mix. This is your powdered wheat grass, spirulina, etc. I use the Greens Today mixture from organicfrog.com but use have the recommended amount or 1.5 tbsp otherwise it overpowers the smoothie.

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CINEMANIAC.






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  • I want to make this this week but what is the protien powder? Where do I buy it? - 6/16/08

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  • To lower the calories, the easiest thing would be to 1/2 the recipe. Use Almond Breeze (unsweetened) instead of the soy milk. Leave out most of the fruit. Add in more protein powder (not sweetened with sugar)--will up the calories a bit, but keep you feeling full longer. - 5/19/08

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  • Any idea on how to make this with less calories? This amount of calories would be 1/3 of my daily allowable intake. (per my doctor, I need to lose weight NOW) - 5/18/08

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  • Lots of energy after drinking this! - 5/17/08

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