Spring-Cleaning Smoothie


This yummy smoothie will scrub you from the inside out. Don't let the green color scare you off - it's a combination of hemp protein powder and spirulina powder. Spirulina is blue-green algae bursting with protein, essential fatty acids, vitamins B, C, D, E, and minerals. Drink up to clean up!
INGREDIENTS

* 1 teaspoon (~ 10 ml) Spirulina powder
* 1 serving hemp or whey protein powder
* 1 tablespoon (~ 15 ml) coarsely ground flaxseed
* 1/4 cup (~ 120 ml) dry oatmeal
* 1/2 banana
* 1/3 cup (~ 120 ml) applesauce
* 1/2 teaspoon (~ 2 ml) vanilla
* Handful of ice cubes
* 1 kiwi, peeled and sliced (Optional: save 1 or 2 slices for garnish)
* 1/3 cup (~ 120 ml) low-fat plain yogurt
* 1/2 cup skim milk (or milk of your choice)
* Juice of 1/2 orange (or 1 clementine)

METHOD

Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor. Pour in a chilled glass and garnish with kiwi. Serves 2



NUTRIENTS PER SERVING
Calories: 260
Protein: 14 g
Dietary Fiber: 12 g
Fat: 4 g
Sat. Fat: 0 g

Courtesy of The Clean Eating Magazine
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