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GREEN POWER SMOOTHIE with PRUNES

GREEN POWER SMOOTHIE with PRUNES

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Serves: 2

INGREDIENTS

This smoothie may just become your favourite breakfast. It’s delicious!

Level of difficulty: Easy
Prep time: 5 mins
Serves: 2
Vegetarian, gluten free.

Ingredients:

1 cup spinach (English or silverbeet), washed and chopped
2 tbsp canned pineapple in natural juice, drained
1 small Lebanese cucumber
40g Australian prunes, pitted (approx. 5)
1/2 cup regular fat natural yoghurt
1/2 cup water
1 tsp honey
1/2 cup whole milk

METHOD

Blitz all ingredients together in a blender until smooth and frothy.

Optional: You could add a tsp of spirulina to this for an extra nutritional boost!

NUTRITION per serve (2 serves)
Energy 770kJ, Protein 5g, Total fat 7g, Saturated fat 5g, Total Carbohydrates 21g, Total sugars 21g, Dietary fibre 3g, Sodium 85mg, Calcium 240mg

20g prunes per serve (40% or 1/5 of daily 50g serve of prunes)

• Good source of energy
• Source of protein
• Source of carbohydrates
• Natural fruit sugar from prunes, pineapple and honey
• Source dietary fibre
• Low in sodium
• Rich in calcium


Recipe owned by: The Australian Prune Industry Association @ausprunes
Recipe developer: Fiona Walmsley
Styling: Lisa Madigan
Photography: Lean Timms


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