2021 Heart Healthy Recipe Book 2 - Page 10

KID-FRIENDLY BIG GREEN MONSTER SMOOTHIE
This yummy smoothie is a delicious way to get a lot of fruits and vegetables in at one time . Smoothies are fun for kids and adults , so you can make a big one and share with the whole family .
Servings : 6
Ingredients
• 1 green apple ( leave skin on ), cored , cut into large chunks
• 1-2 handfuls of spinach , washed
• 1 / 4 large cucumber ( peeled , cut into large chunks )
• 1 kiwi , peeled and cut into chunks
• 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
• 1 cup low-fat milk ( or milk substitute or water )
• 2 teaspoons honey
• 1 cup ice cubes
Directions
• Place all ingredients in a blender . Pulse until thoroughly blended . When blended to desired consistency , pour into cups and serve .
Quick Tips Cooking Tip : If vegetables and fruits listed here aren ’ t available , substitute other green produce items such as parsley , pears , peas , kale , leaf lettuce , greens , or green beans .
Note : The flavor profile and nutrition information will change . Cooking Tip : Try adding cinnamon , vanilla , or ginger to change the flavor of the smoothie . Tip : If ice cubes aren ’ t available , use chilled ingredients for best results .
Nutrition Facts
Calories : 53
Total Fat : 0.5g
Saturated Fat : 0.0g
Trans Fat : 0.5g
Polyunsaturated Fat : 0.0g
Monounsaturated Fat : 0.0g
Cholesterol : 2mg
Sodium : 30mg
Total Carbohydrates : 11g
Dietary Fiber : 2g
Sugars : 9g
Protein : 2g