Good Green Tea Smoothie

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Good Green Tea Smoothie

This green smoothie is packed with grapes, spinach, green tea and avocado. A touch of honey adds sweetness.

Yield: about 3 1/2 cups, for two 1 3/4-cup servings
Active Time: 10
Total Time: 10

Ingredients

  • 3 cups frozen white grapes
  • 2 packed cups baby spinach
  • 1 1/2 cups strong brewed green tea (see Tip), cooled
  • 1 medium ripe avocado
  • 2 teaspoons honey

Preparation

Combine grapes, spinach, green tea, avocado and honey in a blender; blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

Tips & Notes

  • Tip: To brew strong green tea, use twice the amount of tea (or two tea bags), but do not oversteep. Green tea should be steeped for no longer than 3 minutes; oversteeping will give the tea a bitter taste.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 345
fat 15 g (2 g sat, 10 g mono)
cholesterol 0 mg
carbohydrates 56 g
protein 5 g
fiber 9 g
sodium 36 mg
potassium 1110 mg

Nutrition Bonus Vitamin C (72% daily value), Vitamin A (63% dv), Folate (36% dv), Potassium (32% dv), Calcium (23% dv), Magnesium (18% dv)

Carbohydrate Serving 3

Exchanges 3 fruit, 1 vegetable, 1 1/2 fat

From EatingWell January/February 2012