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Creamy Big Green Smoothie

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    Creamy Big Green Smoothie

    Got extra greens in your crisper? Blend ’em up with some frozen fruit, nutty hemp hearts, and spicy ginger for a satiating and refreshing smoothie that is ultra-nutritious. The silky tofu provides a shot of plant protein, but we promise that its beany flavour disappears in the mixture.  


    Creamy Big Green Smoothie


    3/4 cup (180 mL) unsweetened coconut milk beverage (boxed variety) 

    1/2 cup (125 mL) soft tofu 

    1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped cucumber

    1 cup (250 mL) baby spinach

    1/2 cup (125 mL) broccoli florets 

    2 Tbsp (30 mL) hemp hearts  

    2 tsp (10 mL) lemon juice 

    1 tsp (5 mL) grated gingerroot 

    1/2 cup (125 mL) frozen pineapple chunks

    1/2 frozen chopped banana


    Per serving:

    • calories366
    • protein19g
    • fat18g
      • saturated fat6g
      • trans fat0g
    • carbohydrates38g
      • sugars19g
      • fibre7g
    • sodium <87mg



    Into high-speed blender container, place all ingredients in the order listed. Blend until smooth. Pour into a tall glass, garnish, and serve. 



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