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Clean Breeze Smoothie

January/February 2012

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This refreshing smoothie is made with cucumber and kiwi and gets a kick from ginger-flavored kombucha and fresh cilantro.


Clean Breeze Smoothie Recipe

Makes: About 3 1/2 cups for 2, 1 3/4-cup servings

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Ingredients

  • 1 small cucumber, chopped
  • 2 ripe kiwis, peeled
  • 1 cup ginger-flavored kombucha (see Tip)
  • 1/2 cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves
  • 6 ice cubes

Preparation

  1. Combine cucumber, kiwis, kombucha, yogurt, cilantro and ice cubes in blender; blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

Tips & Notes

  • Tip: Look for kombucha tea near other refrigerated teas in natural foods stores and well-stocked supermarkets. Kombucha is available in many different flavors—for this smoothie we like the taste of ginger kombucha the best.

Nutrition

Per serving: 116 calories; 2 g fat (1 g sat, 0 g mono); 4 mg cholesterol; 21 g carbohydrates; 1 g added sugars; 6 g protein; 3 g fiber; 32 mg sodium; 424 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (101% daily value)

Carbohydrate Servings: 1 1/2

Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 vegetable, 1/2 reduced-fat milk


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