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Super Berry Green Tea Smoothie

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Super Berry Green Tea Smoothie









Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. water
  • 1 green tea bag (decaf or regular)
  • 2 tsp. honey or agave nectar
  • 1 1/2 cup frozen mixed berries or blueberries
  • 1/2 medium banana
  • 3/4 cup calcium fortified light vanilla almond or soy milk
  • 1 tsp. ground flax seed

Directions

  1. Pour steaming hot water into a glass measuring cup or bowl. Add tea bag and allow to steep for three minutes. Stir honey into tea until it dissolves. Add several ice cubes to chill.
  2. In blender, combine frozen berries, banana, flax seed and milk.
  3. Add tea to blender. Blend ingredients on highest setting until desired texture. Pour smoothie into tall glass and serve.

Nutritional Analysis
Calories: 270
Fat:  2.7 g
Saturated fat: 0.2 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fiber: 8 g
Sodium: 52 mg
Carbohydrates: 63 g
Protein: 4 g

Recipe provided by Meridan Zerner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, Cooper Clinic