Zero Cholesterol Recipe of Minty Fresh Shamrock Smoothie
Smoothies—a great way to get your greens
Green smoothies are an effortless way to make sure you consume your greens, in addition to fresh fruits on a daily basis!
Just blend and drink for your morning wake up call, post workout snack, or on the go breakfast.
Select the smoothie flavors you desire below:
Choose 1 Green:
Spinach, kale, collard greens
Choose 1 Fruit:
Banana, apple, grapes, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, mango, peach, pear
Note: *1 serving of fruit is 1 cup per serving. If want to add 2 fruits, add ½ cup of each fruit.
Choose Liquid (4 fl oz, you can always add more liquid to meet the consistency you desire):
Unsweetened original or vanilla almond milk, soymilk, water, orange juice, green tea
Optional Smoothie Additions:
Choose 1+ Super Food:
Chia seeds, ground flaxseed, ginger, nut butter, cinnamon, unsweetened cocoa powder, whey protein powder
Choose 1+ Flavors:
Fresh basil leaves, fresh mint leaves, vanilla extract, almond extract, mint extract
Choose 1 Sweetener:
Stevia, splenda, pure maple syrup, honey, agave syrup
Saint Patrick’s Day wouldn’t be the same without a Mint Shake! Try this week’s green smoothie recipe, Minty Fresh Shamrock Smoothie!
Low cholesterol recipe of minty fresh shamrock smoothie that is highly nutritious:
Minty Fresh Shamrock Smoothie
Freeze unpeeled ripe bananas (sliced or cut in half) in a zip lock bag or airtight plastic container to make your smoothie creamier and of course cold!
Yield: 1 serving (12 fl oz)
- 1/2 cup (4 fl oz) of unsweetened almond milk (or unsweetened soy milk)
- 2 oz of vanilla greek yogurt
- ¼ tsp of vanilla extract
- 1/8 tsp of mint extract
- 1 cup of fresh spinach (about 1 handful)
- ¼ cup of fresh mint leaves, tightly packed
- Optional Sweetener- 1 packet of stevia or splenda, ½ Tablespoon of pure maple syrup
- Optional Chocolate Flavor- 1 Tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder or cocoa nibs
Add all ingredients into a blender. Blend ingredients until a smooth consistency.
Nutrition Information Per Serving:
Calories: 139 kcal
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Dietary Fiber: 3g
Sodium: 129 mg