Our Favorite Smoothies

Who doesn’t love a time-saving meal? We all do! Whether it be a meal replacement, snack or protein boost, a smoothie can be the answer! The dietitians from Barnes-Jewish St. Peters and Progress West Hospitals did some research to see what recipes out there they’d recommend for busy moms on the go! Here are their favorites!
Kale Spinach Apple Smoothie
• 1 cup light vanilla soy milk
• 1 cup spinach
• 1 cup kale, chopped
• 1 banana, frozen
• ½ granny smith apple
• 1 teaspoon honey
• Blend the vanilla soy milk, spinach, and kale on high in the blender until smooth. Add the frozen banana, apple, and honey and blend to your desired consistency.
Recipe makes 2 servings. Serving Size: 1 cup each.
Nutrition Information Per Serving: 153 Calories, 2.5 g Fat, 28 g Carbohydrates, 6 g Fiber, 6 g Protein. 4 WW Points+.
Recipe from http://www.slenderkitchen.com.
Mixed Berry Smoothie
• 2 cups vanilla Greek yogurt
• 1 cup strawberries, frozen
• 1 cup blueberries, frozen
• 1 cup raspberries, frozen
• 1 banana
• 1 cup ice
• 1 cup water
• 1 tablespoon honey
• Add all ingredients to blender and blend until smooth.
Recipe makes 4 servings. Serving size: 12 fl. oz.
Nutrition Information Per Serving: 169 Calories, 1 g Fat, 35 g Carbohydrates, 11 g Protein, 2 WW Points+.
Recipe from http://www.WeightWatchers.com

Not So Chunky Monkey Smoothie
• 1 packet chocolate no-added-sugar Carnation Breakfast Essentials
• 1 tablespoon smooth peanut butter
• 1 cup nonfat milk
• 1 cup ice cubes
• 1 banana
• Chocolate chips for garnish (optional)
• Add all ingredients to blender and process until smooth. Add chocolate chips as garnish, if desired.
Recipe makes 2 servings.
Nutrition Information Per Serving: 194 Calories, 6 g Fat, 28 g Carbohydrates, 4 g Fiber, 9 g Protein, 5 WW Points+.
Recipe from http://www.myrecipemagic.com