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Green Tea-Fruit Smoothie

May/June 1998

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Start your day with a burst of antioxidants in this uplifting green tea-fruit smoothie.



READER'S COMMENT:
"Sounds kind of "thin" to me. I think for a better consistency I would use only 1 cup of fruit including some banana (not more then 1/2 cup) and 1 cup of non-fat or low-fat plain yogurt. I realize this changes the smoothie quite a bit but...
Green Tea-Fruit Smoothie Recipe

Makes: 2 servings, 1 cup each

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen unsweetened mixed fruit, (peaches, melon and grapes)
  • 3/4 cup hot brewed green tea
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Preparation

  1. Combine fruit, tea, honey and lemon juice in a blender; blend until smooth and frothy. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Per serving: 169 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 43 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 4 g fiber; 1 mg sodium; 35 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (57% daily value).

Carbohydrate Servings: 3

Exchanges: 1 fruit, 2 other carbohydrate


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