Cynthia Sass Fat-Burning Green Smoothie Recipe

A green smoothie is the perfect way to start your day
Green Smoothie

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Finally, a green smoothie that will make you love and crave fruits and vegetables. The best part about a smoothie is that you can take it on the go. Start your by putting your best foot forward and try this recipe for breakfast.

This recipe is courtesy of Cynthia Sass.

107
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 small very ripe green Anjou pear
  • 2 Tablespoons minced green bell pepper
  • 1/4 Cup minced peeled cucumber
  • 1 Cup loose baby spinach leaves
  • 1/4 ripe avocado
  • 1 Cup vanilla almond milk
  • 1 scoop plain, unsweetened pea protein powder
  • 1 Tablespoon grated fresh ginger root
  • 1 Tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice

Directions

Toss all ingredients in a blender, whip until smooth and pour in a glass. (Note: The smoothie is even better when it has been chilled in the freezer for 5 to 10 minutes.)

Smoothie 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.

Smoothie 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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
11g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.3g
1.4%
Protein
5g
11%
Carbs
17g
6%
Vitamin A
76µg
8%
Vitamin B12
0.8µg
12.5%
Vitamin C
11mg
18%
Vitamin D
0.6µg
0.2%
Vitamin E
2mg
11%
Vitamin K
43µg
53%
Calcium
156mg
16%
Fiber
3g
14%
Folate (food)
56µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
51µg
13%
Iron
1mg
8%
Magnesium
42mg
11%
Monounsaturated
2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.5mg
2.5%
Phosphorus
86mg
12%
Polyunsaturated
0.4g
N/A
Potassium
386mg
11%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
9.6%
Sodium
46mg
2%
Zinc
0.9mg
6%

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