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Green Smoothie with Spirulina

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Green Smoothie with Spirulina

This smoothie is a great way to quench your thirst on a hot summer day! It contains Spirulina which is an excellent source of vegetable protein, beta-carotene, vitamin B-12,  iron, potassium , magnesium and  calcium.;  people taking this  feel more energized and has a greater sense of  being  healthy because it detoxifies the body, boosts immunity, helps lower cholesterol and also prevents heart disease.

Preparation Time:

  • 5 Minutes

Total Time:

  • 5 Minutes

Yield:

  • 4 Servings
  • 1 tablespoon Spirulina powder
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup romaine lettuce, torn
  • 1 cup chard, torn
  • cup cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 2 cups pineapple, cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes
  • sugar substitute, to taste (optional)
  1. Mix Spirulina and water in a small bowl until completely dissolved.
  2. Place remaining ingredients in a blender; add Spirulina. Process until smooth.
  3. Pour in glasses.
  4. Serve and enjoy.
  • Food Exchange: 1 Vegetable, 1/2 Low-Fat Milk
  • Glycemic Index: Low
  • Nutrition Profile:
    • Diabetes Appropriate
    • Low Calorie, Low Fat
    • Low Cholesterol, High Fiber
    • Healthy Weight, Heart Friendly

 

 Energy  53.0 Calories
 Total Fat

Saturated Fat
Polyunsaturated Fat
Monounsaturated Fat
 0.5 g
0.0 g
0.1 g
0.1 g
 Cholesterol  0.0 mg
 Sodium  82.1 mg
 Potassium  415.2 mg
 Total carbohydrate

Dietary Fiber
Sugars
 12.5 g
2.3 g
8.9 g
 Protein  1.6 g

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