Going Green Smoothie

This smoothie is a great source of Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and   fiber!  Your children will have fun putting all the ingredients into the blender!

 

Serving: 3

Prep Time: 5-10 minutes

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup water

1-cup green grapes

1/2-cup pineapple chunks

1/2 medium banana, peeled

2 cups fresh spinach, washed

1/2-cup ice cubes

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Place all ingredients into a blender in the order listed; secure the lid
  2. Blend until the desired consistency is reached

NUTRITION INFORMATION:

Serving size – 1 cup

Calories – 60

Calories from fat – 0

Total fat – 0 grams

Saturated fat – 0 grams

Cholesterol – 0 mg

Sodium – 16 mg

Total carbohydrates – 15 grams

Dietary Fiber – 2 grams

Sugars – 11 grams

Protein – 1 gram

TIPS

  1. Freeze the grapes, pineapple cubes, and peeled banana chunks prior to making the smoothie.  It will taste even better
  2. To increase the protein content, add a small amount of plain, non-fat Greek yogurt in place of water
  3. Your children can help add all the ingredients to the blender

 

Recipe from: WIC Wellness Works


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