Clean Breeze Smoothie

Clean Breeze Smoothie

This refreshing smoothie is made with cucumber and kiwi and gets a kick from ginger-flavored kombucha and fresh cilantro.

From EatingWell: January/February 2012
Yield: about 3 1/2 cups for 2, 1 3/4-cup servings
Active Time: 10
Total Time: 10

Ingredients

  1. 1 small cucumber, chopped
  2. 2 ripe kiwis, peeled
  3. 1 cup ginger-flavored kombucha (see Tip)
  4. 1/2 cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt
  5. 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves
  6. 6 ice cubes

Preparation

Combine cucumber, kiwis, kombucha, yogurt, cilantro and ice cubes in blender; blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

Tips & Notes

  • Tip: Look for kombucha tea near other refrigerated teas in natural foods stores and well-stocked supermarkets. Kombucha is available in many different flavors—for this smoothie we like the taste of ginger kombucha the best.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving: 116 calories; 2 g fat (1 g sat, 0 g mono); 4 mg cholesterol; 21 g carbohydrates; 6 g protein; 3 g fiber; 32 mg sodium; 424 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (101% daily value)

1 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 vegetable, 1/2 reduced-fat milk