Savor Health’s Blueberry Green Nut Butter Smoothie

This is a great introduction to a green smoothie because the sweetness from the banana and dates and the creaminess from the peanut butter help mellow the flavor of the leafy greens. Green smoothies are especially good if you have a lack of appetite because they provide a lot of nutrition in just a few sips.

Time: 5 minutes
Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients
  • 3/4 c frozen blueberries
  • 1 c leafy greens, such as spinach or kale
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter or any nut butter
  • 3/4 c milk
  • 1/2 medium-size frozen or fresh ripe banana, sliced
  • 2 Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1/2 c ice
  • Cooking Steps:
      1. Place all the ingredients into a blender.
      2. Blend until smooth. Pour into a glass and enjoy!
    Nutritional Analysis:

    Calories 413, Total Fat 11 g, Saturated Fat 3 g, Cholesterol 9 mg, Sodium 203 mg, Carbohydrates 76 g, Dietary Fiber 11 g, Protein 13 g

    Excerpted from The Meals to Heal Cookbook by Susan Bratton and Jessica Iannotta, MS, RD, CSO, CDN. Copyright © 2016. Available from Da Capo Lifelong Books an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc.


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