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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 306.9
  • Total Fat: 4.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 30.0 mg
  • Sodium: 123.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 41.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 12.7 g
  • Protein: 28.4 g

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The Healthiest Smoothie in the World

Submitted by: VWRITESTRUTH

Introduction

This is surprisingly good (don't be scared of the spinach) and it doesn't involve any juice or yogurt, both of which can up the sugar/carb content of smoothies. It is an incredibly powerful way to start the day and recover from a workout. This is surprisingly good (don't be scared of the spinach) and it doesn't involve any juice or yogurt, both of which can up the sugar/carb content of smoothies. It is an incredibly powerful way to start the day and recover from a workout.
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    Frozen Mixed Berries, 2 cups
    Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Protein Powder Gold 1 scoop. (This is the brand I use. Others will work, just be sure they don't have too much sugar or carbs, particularly no high fructose corn syrup).
    **Flax Seed Meal (ground flax), 1 tbsp
    *Splenda, 1 packet
    Spinach, fresh, 1 cup
    About 1 cup of warm/hot water

Directions

This makes one serving, but it's two big glasses, so it could easily be split if needed.

Basically toss the frozen berries, protein powder, splenda and flax into the blender.

Then fill blender with warm/hot water up to the top of the berries. (This helps melt the berries for easier blending. Don't worry, it will still be cold).

Then rinse the spinach and stick it on top, hit blend and wait a minute or two.

This is so good for you, a delicious way to get in veggies first thing in the morning!

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user VWRITESTRUTH.






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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I went out to the store after browsing recipes, and let me tell you, this was the perfect breakfast smoothie. - 9/8/09

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    the healthiest smoothie in the world should never have splenda, other than that it sounds perfect - 9/4/09

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  • I bet half a raw sweet potato would good with this plus it would pack a lot more nutrients :) i wonder if honey would make a good splenda sub - 3/22/12

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  • CALLED A "GREEN SMOOTHIE"--CAN ALSO PUT KIWI, APPLE
    KALE & SPROUTS--GREAT WAY TO START THE DAY!!!!!!!! - 8/31/09

    Reply from VWRITESTRUTH (8/31/09)
    Thanks! I should really try the kiwi - that sounds so refreshing! I recently added 2 oz of Aloe Vera juice for extra nutrient absorption. I'm not sure if that works, but I read it somewhere ...


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  • never used the powder would try it spinach rather interesting - 8/24/09

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