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.  

Ingredients

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

Directions

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

Each serving contains: 366 calories; 19 g protein; 18 g total fat
(6 g sat. fat, 0 g trans fat); 38 g total carbohydrates (19 g sugars,
7 g fibre); 87 mg sodium  >>

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