For a cleansing alternative to your morning coffee, this ultralight smoothie combines avocado’s healthy monounsaturated fats with green tea’s anti-inflammatory actions.
Add grated ginger to boost digestion and increase circulation. If you can’t find matcha, grind green tea leaves in a spice mill or coffee grinder.
Staff Favorite, Gluten Free, Veggie, Quick
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Recipe Ingredient Details:
2 cups unsweetened almond milk
2 cups baby spinach leaves (loosely packed )
1/2 avocado (cubed)
1-2 teaspoons matcha green tea powder
1/2 cup crushed ice
raw unfiltered honey, agave, or stevia (to taste)
In a blender, combine almond milk, spinach, avocado, and matcha powder; purée until smooth. Add ice and purée again until smooth and creamy. Sweeten to taste and serve immediately.
Recipe Additional Notes:
PER SERVING (with 1 teaspoon honey): 118 cal, 5g fat (3g mono, 1g poly, 1g sat), 0mg chol, 3g protein, 12g carb, 4g fiber, 194mg sodium
Thu, 2012-03-01 16:47