Super Green Smoothie

UCHealth Wellness Team
January 26th, 2016

Photo: Getty Images.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk (you can use soy or rice if you wish)
  • 2 dried apricots
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup chopped kale leaves
  • 1 cup spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen berries of your choice

To mix it up a little, try adding some peeled green apple (or any apple of your choice).

Combine non-dairy beverage, apricots, banana, kale, spinach and berries in a blender and blend until smooth.

Nutrition

Per serving: 160 calories (30 from fat), 3.5g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 30g total carbohydrate (4g dietary fiber), 8g protein

About the author

UCHealth is an innovative, nonprofit health system that delivers the highest quality medical care with an excellent patient experience. With 24,000 employees, UCHealth includes 12 acute-care full-service hospitals and hundreds of physicians across Colorado, southern Wyoming and western Nebraska. With University of Colorado Hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus as its academic anchor and the only adult academic medical center in the region, UCHealth pushes the boundaries of medicine, providing advanced treatments and clinical trials and improving health through innovation.