Coconut – Blueberry Green Smoothie

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Coconut - Blueberry Green Smoothie

Coconut – Blueberry Green Smoothie

Ingredients of the smoothie

3/4 cup frozen blueberries

3/4 cup lightly packed baby spinach

1 cup unsweetened coconut milk beverage

1/2 cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt

1 tablespoon chia or hemp seeds

1 tablespoon maple syrup or agave nectar (optional)

 

 

Preparation

Combine blueberries, spinach, coconut milk, yogurt, chia (or hemp) and maple syrup (or agave), if using, in a blender. Process until smooth, scraping down the sides once or twice.

 

Nutrition

Per serving: 250 calories; 11 g fat (7 g sat, 0 g mono); 8 mg cholesterol; 25 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 14 g total sugars; 12 g protein; 7 g fiber; 208 mg sodium; 231 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (54% daily value), Calcium (47% dv), Vitamin C (16% dv), Magnesium (15% dv)

Carbohydrate Servings: 1 1/2

Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 other carbohydrate, 1/2 reduced-fat milk, 1 1/2 fat

 

 

source:  http://www.eatingwell.com/