Good Green Tea Smoothie

green-teaThis green smoothie is packed with grapes, spinach, green tea and avocado. A touch of honey adds sweetness.

About 3 1/2 cups, for two 1 3/4-cup servings | Active Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups frozen white grapes
  • 2 packed cups baby spinach
  • 1 1/2 cups strong brewed green tea (see Tip), cooled
  • 1 medium ripe avocado
  • 2 teaspoons honey

Preparation

  1. Combine grapes, spinach, green tea, avocado and honey in a blender; blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Per serving : 345 Calories; 15 g Fat; 2 g Sat; 10 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 56 g Carbohydrates; 5 g Protein; 9 g Fiber; 36 mg Sodium; 1110 mg Potassium

3 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 3 fruit, 1 vegetable, 1 1/2 fat

Tips & Notes

  • Tip: To brew strong green tea, use twice the amount of tea (or two tea bags), but do not oversteep. Green tea should be steeped for no longer than 3 minutes; oversteeping will give the tea a bitter taste.

Article courtesy of www.eatingwell.com

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