Popeye Power Smoothie
Even the kids will be asking to drink their spinach!
Recipe adapted from FoodHero.org.
This smoothie is packed with potassium, calcium, vitamin A and C and can be a great afternoon snack when you pair it with a serving of nuts or whole-grain crackers. Consider squeezing your own orange juice and substituting different fruits (especially for ones that are in season) to make this recipe your own. Try pears instead of bananas.
1 cup orange juice
½ cup pineapple juice
½ cup plain or vanilla low-fat yogurt
1 banana, peeled and sliced
2 cups fresh spinach leaves
1. Combine all ingredients in a blender.
2. Puree until completely smooth.
3. Serve immediately.
4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
Per serving- Calories 93; Total Fat 1 g; Saturated Fat 0 g; Carbohydrates 20 g; Protein 2 g; Fiber 2 g; Sodium 41 mg; Potassium 271 mg; Magnesium 15 mg; Calcium 66 mg