August 1, 2017

Healthy Summer Recipe – Summer Breeze Smoothie

Warm weather means fun and hanging out with friends. Check out this simple — and healthy — dish that’s great for any summer gathering.

Summer Breeze Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 5.3 oz container fat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup frozen strawberries
  • ½ cup frozen pineapple
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup spinach leaves (optional)

Preparation

  • Place all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
  • Serve in a frosted glass.

Nutritional information – per serving

  • 196 calories
  • 2.9 g total fat
  • 0 g saturated fat
  • 0 mg cholesterol
  • 242 mg sodium
  • 2.5 g total fiber
  • 16.6 g protein
  • 24.9 g carbohydrates
  • 374.1 mg potassium

Serves 1


Reviewed by Mary Lindsey Jackson, RD, LDN, Clinical Nutritionist Educator for Mission Weight Management — missionweight.org or (828) 213-4100.
Recipe courtesy of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute — nhlbi.nih.gov/health

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