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Luscious Pink (Green) Smoothie Recipe

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PINK GREEN SMOOTHIE RECIPE 

This smoothie may be pink, but don’t be fooled – it’s really a healthy, green smoothie in disguise!  Vitamin C packed strawberries are what make this smoothie a luscious pink.  With clover sprouts added to the mix, this beautiful creation is also a powerhouse of nutrients.  The lemon has detox/cleansing properties, but it’s sweet thanks to the vanilla and honey.  Tahini makes this green smoothie filling to get your through your day, or as a protein rich post-workout smoothie. This raw smoothie was created by Linda Wooliever for Vitamix. Try it and let us know what you think!

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Pink (Green) Smoothie

Vitamix/Linda Wooliever
3 from 1 vote
Course Green Smoothie
Servings 4 cups
Calories 366.1 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 cup filtered water
  • 1/4 cup tahini raw or regular
  • 2 bananas fresh or frozen, peeled
  • 1/2 lemon peeled, seeded
  • 1 cup strawberries or raspberries, fresh or frozen
  • 3/4 cup clover sprouts or other sprouts
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla or scrape 1/2 of a vanilla bean
  • Drizzle of honey to taste

Instructions
 

  • Place all ingredients into the blender in the order listed and secure lid.
  • For Blendtec: Press the SMOOTHIE button.
  • For Vitamix: VARIABLE, speed #1. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to VARIABLE, speed #10, then to HIGH. Blend for 30 seconds or until desired consistency is reached.
  • All done! Enjoy!! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments! 🙂 Tag @BlenderBabes & #BlenderBabes

Nutrition

Serving: 4gCalories: 366.1kcalCarbohydrates: 51.4gProtein: 9.7gFat: 21.9gSaturated Fat: 2.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 12.7gSodium: 41.4mgFiber: 8gSugar: 27.4g
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

HEALTH BENEFITS OF STRAWBERRIES AND CLOVER SPROUTS
Strawberries
are the most popular berry in the world for good reason! They are juicy, sweet, fragrant, easy to eat, and they look like little hearts. Wild strawberries have grown for millennia: The ancient Romans enjoyed them, and during the Middle Ages people valued them for medicinal and dietary reasons.

Strawberries are a source of various phytonutrients. The anthocyanins are potent antioxidants that help protect the body’s organs against cell damage. The combination of high vitamin C content and phytonutrients makes strawberries a good choice for preventing and fighting bacterial, viral, and fungal infections such as colds, flu, and ear infections.

Clover sprouts are the newly emerged plants from clover seeds. Many people eat clover sprouts for their mild taste, nutritional benefits, and anti-cancer properties. They add them to salads and sandwiches and other healthy low fat recipes. We like to puree them into green smoothies! They contain vitamins A, E, and K, among others, and small amounts of calcium, iron, and other minerals.  Like many plant-based foods, clover sprouts are extremely low in calories and high in fiber, which makes them a filling option for dieters.

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5 thoughts on “Luscious Pink (Green) Smoothie Recipe”

  1. 3 stars
    Not my Favorite but it’s ok. I used sesame seeds and I really didn’t like the flavor, so maybe next time I will try it with almond butter.

  2. What would be a good substitute if you can’t find clover sprouts? My hubby and I want to start drinking green smoothies and this 21 day plan is perfect!

    1. WELCOME Melissa! 🙂 Pretty much any green would be a good substitute. Spinach is your lightest flavored green, just make sure to alter your greens – you don’t want to have the same one all the time. Let us know how it goes and please RATE the recipes you try! xoxo ~Blender Babe Tarashaun

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