Green Team Smoothie

Total time: 5 minutes Makes: 2 servings

➜ Sweet, juicy and fun to eat, grapes also offer many health benefits. Human studies show that eating a variety of grapes can help keep your heart healthy by relaxing blood vessels, which maintains optimal blood flow and function.

INGREDIENTS :

  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 medium Kirby cucumber, peeled and cut into
  • 1 inch rounds
  • 1 cup green seedless grapes (preferably frozen)
  • 2 medium celery stalks, peeled and sliced
  • 1 teaspoon of honey

Directions:

In a blender, combine almond milk, cucumber, raisins, celery, and honey and blend until smooth. Serve in 2 tall glasses.

Nutritional contributions:

PER SERVING: 103 calories, 2.5g fat (0g saturated fat), 2g protein, 169mg sodium, 20g carbohydrates, 16g sugars (3g added sugars), 2g fiber

ADVICE:

Freeze extra grapes for snacking! They make a super hydrating post-workout snack. Simply rinse the grapes and drain well. Place the bunches of grapes on a cookie sheet and put in the freezer. Freeze for 2 hours and enjoy!



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