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A Fruity Green Smoothie

This recipe for green smoothie lovers contains all green ingredients with more emphasis on fruit than the typical green smoothie. The ingredients provide a variety of nutrients and health benefits. Green tea is high in antioxidants that can help with brain function and weight loss. It is a great ingredient in any weight loss smoothie Pumpkin seeds are high in magnesium, an important mineral for energy and heart health. The cucumber, pear, grapes, and melon are all packed full of fiber and are high in water to keep you hydrated. Drink the fruity green smoothie anytime during the day for a healthy snack or meal that is packed full of nutrients.

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You can also add spinach to this if you want to green it up more and increase the veggie content.

cucumber green smoothie

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Green Lover's Smoothie
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Recipe type: Smoothies
Cuisine: Fruit and Vegetable Smoothies
Serves: 1 Smoothie (16 fl oz)
 
A smoothie full of all green fruits and vegetables that provide a variety of nutrients.
Ingredients
  • 8 fl oz Iced Green Tea
  • 1 cup of cucumber slices
  • ½ medium green pear
  • ⅓ cup green grapes
  • ⅓ cup honeydew melon
  • 1 small celery stick
  • 1 fresh squeezed lime
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds
Instructions
  1. Combine all of the ingredients into the Nutribullet cup.
  2. Pour in the iced green tea to the max fill line.
  3. Blend together until smooth and consistent.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Smoothie (16 fl oz) Calories: 254 Fat: 11g Saturated fat: 2g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 36g Sugar: 23.5g Sodium: 17mg Fiber: 5g Protein: 7g Cholesterol: 0mg

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