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RecipeChocolate Smoothie Surprise

Nutrition Facts
Amount per Serving
  • Calories: 90
  • Protein: 4g
  • Total Fat: 2g
    • Saturated Fat: 0.5g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 19g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6g
  • Total Sugar: 7g
    • Natural Sugar: 7g
  • Sodium: 135mg

Looking to add a hit of nutrition to your chocolate shake? Try a couple handfuls of baby spinach. I’m serious! You’ll still taste only chocolaty goodness, but you’ll get a dose of greens as well. See…it IS easy being green.

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This recipe makes 2 Servings
  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or skim milk, soy milk or coconut milk)
  • 1 ripe banana, sliced (preferably frozen)
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups loosely packed baby spinach leaves
  • 3 to 5 ice cubes (optional)

Combine all ingredients in a blender until creamy and smooth. For a icier consistency, add a few cubes.