Green Tea Weight Loss Smoothie

  • U Serves 2 People
  • P Prep: 00:04
  • P Cook: 00:01
Green Tea Weight Loss Smoothie

Nutritional Facts

per 1 serving size (Recipe makes 2 servings)


Amount Per Serving


Calories 83

Calories from Fat 2


% Daily Values*


Total Fat 0.23

0.35%


Saturated Fat 0.06

0.30%


Polyunsaturated Fat 0.11


Monounsaturated Fat 0.02


Cholesterol 0.00

0.00%


Sodium 47.75

1.99%


Potassium 283.00


Total Carbohydrate 14.48

4.83%


Dietary Fiber 6.45

25.80%


Sugars 6.88


Protein 0.95


Vitamin A 15.75%

Vitamin C 74.00%


Calcium 12.50%

Iron 3.50%


* Nutritional Values are estimated and may vary

³ Description

This low calorie smoothie contains green tea, which stimulates fat loss via substances called catechins, while lowering cholesterol. The apple mellows the spicy flavor of the watercress while the mint enhances the green tea tanginess. Try our green tea weight loss smoothie recipe as an appetizer or a pre-workout thirst quencher. Check out this exhaustive list of greatness in this smoothie: it is a good source of calcium, manganese, magnesium, potassium and vitamin B6. It is an excellent source of fiber, vitamin A and vitamin C.

² Ingredients

  •  1/2 cup, chopped Watercress
  •  8 serving (serving = 1 oz) Brocco Sprouts Broccoli Sprouts
  •  2 teacup (6 fl oz) Green Tea
  •  1 cup chopped Celery
  •  1/2 cup slices Cucumber (with Peel)
  •  1 small (2-1/2" dia) Granny Smith Apples
  •  1 tbsp Spearmint
   

q Directions

Ingredients:
1/2 granny smith apple
1/2 cucumber
1 celery stalk, chopped
12 oz green tea, brewed with 2 teabags
1 tbsp fresh mint leaves
1/2 cup broccoli sprouts
1/2 cup watercress
1 cup ice cubes
Instructions:
Add all ingredients to the blender in the order of items listed.

Recipe Provided by Mariah Olson


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