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.
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
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 >>