- 1 1/2 oz baby spinach
- 2 1/2 oz snow peas
- 1 cup pineapple
- 1/2 lemon - juiced
- 1 tbsp flaxseed
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup ice
Light, refreshing and full of flavor, this green smoothie makes it easy to eat your greens. Snow peas are rich in vitamin K and B6 which keep your bones strong. They are also rich in vitamin C, boosting your immune system. The peas are perfectly complimented by sweet pineapple and tart lemon, both of which aid in digestion and detoxification. The flaxseed ups the ante, thanks to its high fiber content, plethora of omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidant richness. Yes, it is most definitely easy being green!
Pineapples are light and refreshing and add an extra creaminess that can’t be beat. They make wonderful substitutes if you don’t like bananas.
Nutrition Facts: 87 calories, 1g fat, 7g sugar, 2g protein, 2g fiber, 15g carbs per 12-ounce serving. Yields 2 servings.
Smoothie Categories: Low Calorie, Immune Boosting, Anti-Inflammatory, Low Sugar