Strawberry-Cilantro Smoothie

Strawberry-Cilantro Smoothie
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Cilantro is packed full of vitamin K, a fat-soluble vitamin that is important in blood clotting and calcium transportation. Cilantro (which looks like parsley, but is really very different) is also packed with vitamins A, B, C, calcium, potassium, manganese, and iron.

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1
Servings
156
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 6 strawberries, stems removed
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a blender filled partway with ice and blend until smooth.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
6%
Sugar
24g
27%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
27g
21%
Protein
4g
9%
Vitamin A, RAE
316µg
45%
Vitamin B-12
3µg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
23mg
31%
Vitamin E, added
6mg
40%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
155µg
100%
Calcium, Ca
480mg
48%
Choline, total
17mg
4%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Fluoride, F
138µg
5%
Folate, total
36µg
9%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
44mg
14%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
104mg
15%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
3µg
5%
Sodium, Na
190mg
13%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
3µg
20%
Water
263g
10%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Strawberry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Strawberry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.