You might be thinking to yourself, lettuce in a smoothie? That was my initial reaction. In reality, any green leafy vegetable can be blended into a smoothie.

As is the case with most greens, lettuce is a good option for anyone looking to lose weight because of its super low calorie count. 1 cup of lettuce contains about 8 calories. Lettuce has a high water content, but does offer varying health benefits depending on the type

Berry Lettuce Smoothie Recipe

The Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups lettuce, chopped up
  • 1 fresh or frozen medium banana
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen mixed berries or berries of your choice
  • 1 tablespoon flax seeds
  • A little honey, stevia, or maple syrup to sweeten (optional)

The Add-ons

  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1 serving of your favorite green superfood powder
  • 1 serving of your preferred protein powder

Show Time

Place all the ingredients into your high-speed blender and blend for around 30-45 seconds or until nice and smooth.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 231
  • Fat: 4g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Carbohydrates: 50g
  • Fiber: 10g
  • Sugar: 27g
  • Vitamin C: 56% RDA
  • Vitamin K: 267% RDA
  • Calcium: 14% RDA
  • Iron: 15% RDA