Popeye Power Smoothie

Jun 10 2015

Even the kids will be asking to drink their spinach!

Recipe adapted from FoodHero.org

Serves 4 

Dietitian's Tip: 

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.  

Ingredients: 

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
Crushed ice 

Preparation: 

1. Combine all ingredients in a blender.

2. Puree until completely smooth.

3. Serve immediately.

4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours. 

Nutrition Information: 

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