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Lean Green Smoothie Recipe

Lean Green Smoothie Recipe

Kids love the unusual color of this frosty and flavorful smoothie. It’s fine-tuned to their liking with bananas, creamy yogurt and shh…spinach.—Madison Mayberry, Ames, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) fat-free vanilla yogurt
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 1 ripe medium banana
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Directions

  • 1. In a blender, combine all ingredients; cover and process for 30 seconds or until smooth. Pour into chilled glasses; serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 99 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 24 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat-free milk, 1/2 fruit.