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GO! Green Smoothie   
GO! Green Smoothie
We can’t say enough good things about this smoothie. Packed with fruit, veggies and yogurt, it’s a one-container wonder. You get carbohydrates for energy from the fruit, and you get protein from the yogurt. Together, they’ll keep you feeling full. Then, the spinach takes everything up a notch, offering vitamins A (for healthy vision) and K (for normal blood clotting) and folate (for heart health). Oh, and the banana provides potassium! We told you this smoothie is a wonder.
 
Yield: 2 (8 oz) smoothies
Cook Time: 5 minutes
 
Ingredients:
1/2 cup banana
1/2 cup seedless green grapes
1/2 cup fresh or frozen mango chunks
1 cup fresh spinach
1/2 apple
1/4 cup nonfat vanilla yogurt
2 ounces fresh or no-sugar-added canned pineapple chunks, drained
1 cup ice
 
Preparation:
1. In blender container, combine all ingredients except ice. Blend for 30 seconds.
2. Add ice cubes. Blend for another 30 seconds and enjoy!
 
Nutrition Facts: 140 Calories, .5 grams of fat, 105 mg of sodium, 5 grams of fiber, 24 grams of sugar (the natural kind) and 5 grams of protein.  Filling, natural energy to start your day!
 
Go! Foods for You is not just another diet!  It's about learning how to cook and eat for a longer and healthier life.  Our guided, online program provides an eating assessment, weekly lessons and demos, customizable activites and daily encouragement.  Learn more about Go! Foods for You.
 
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Bert commented on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 12:47 PM
Try this one or make your own combinations.
Diane Miller commented on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 1:32 PM
Cant wait to try this sounds yummy and its good for you
Rob commented on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 12:03 PM
I tried this recipe this morning. It was really, really good. In this recipe you cannot taste the spinach or kale which I guess is the idea. It's like drinking thick fruit juice.
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