Collard Greens Smoothie

The prefect pre-workout smoothie
Collard Greens

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Lime juice, green grapes, spinach, collard greens, and mango come together in this recipe to make a zesty, refreshing treat. Make this smoothie right before a workout and your energy levels will be through the roof.

This recipe is courtesy of Real Simple.

2
Servings
395
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2  Tablespoons  fresh lime juice
  • 2  Cups  stemmed and chopped collard greens or spinach
  • 1 1/2  Cup  frozen mango
  • 1  Cup  green grapes

Directions

Combine the lime juice, ½ cup water, the collard greens, mango, and grapes in a blender and puree until smooth, about 1 minute, adding more water to reach the desired consistency.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
7%
Sugar
57g
63%
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
85g
65%
Protein
6g
13%
Vitamin A, RAE
1216µg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
40mg
53%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
20µg
22%
Calcium, Ca
67mg
7%
Choline, total
14mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
12g
48%
Fluoride, F
26µg
1%
Folate, total
13µg
3%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
19mg
6%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
145mg
21%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
215mg
14%
Water
367g
14%
Zinc, Zn
9mg
100%

Collard Green Shopping Tip

Buy green leafy vegetables like arugula, watercress, and collards – they are good sources of vitamins A, C, and K and minerals like iron and calcium.

Collard Green Cooking Tip

Brighten up sandwiches or salads with small, tender leaves like spinach and add larger, tougher leaves like kale to soups and stews.