The Nutrition Twins' Detox Smoothie Video
Serves: 2
Variation: For an extra boost add ¼ cup walnuts. For best results, soak the nuts in water for 15 minutes, drain, then add to the blender with the rest of the ingredients to the process. Per serving (not including optional flaxseed or walnuts): calories 150, total fat 1g, saturated fat 0g, cholesterol 2mg, sodium 76mg, carbohydrates 33g, dietary fiber 4g, sugars 26g, protein 6g
  • ½ cup skim milk  (Vegans: use 5 tablespoons of hemp protein powder or split pea or brown rice protein, 1 cup ice and ½ banana; this will slightly change the viscosity and flavor)
  • ½ cup flavored, fat-free yogurt (we like fruit flavors, especially berries) 1 teaspoon honey
  • ½ cup raw baby spinach, packed
  • ½ teaspoon ground flaxseed (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 cup frozen blueberries, unsweetened
  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender, and puree until smooth.
  2. Tip:
  3. We’ve found it’s best to layer smoothie ingredients
  4. into
  5. the blender jar in the following order: liquid, spinach, spices, then frozen ingredients on top. This allows the blender to make a slurry with the liquids, which draws the frozen fruit down to the blades while keeping the blender from getting hung up on the frozen ingredients.
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