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healthy green smoothie

  • Author: Stephanie Olson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 16 ounces 1x
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This Healthy Green Smoothie gets a big nutritional kick from Swiss chard, which adds fiber and helps keep it lower in sugar.


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Ingredients

1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk

1 1/2 teaspoons peeled and grated fresh ginger

1/2 cup diced cucumber

2 celery stalks, chopped

1 1/2 cups chopped Swiss chard (about 5 leaves)

1/2 avocado, pit and skin removed

3/4 cup frozen pineapple


Instructions

  1. Pour the coconut milk into the blender and add the ginger.
  2. Layer in the cucumber, celery, Swiss chard, avocado and pineapple.
  3. Blend all the ingredients together until completely smooth, adding more coconut milk as needed to reach desired consistency. Enjoy immediately.

Notes

Leave out the Swiss chard stems to decrease bitterness.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 16 ounces
  • Calories: 200
  • Sugar: 13 g
  • Sodium: 230 mg
  • Fat: 11 g
  • Carbohydrates: 27 g
  • Fiber: 8 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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