Pumped-Up Smoothie

Photo: Levi Brown
Pumped-Up Smoothie contains plenty of iron and vitamin C, giving you a smoothie that helps you stay strong.

Yield:

Makes 2 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories 144
Fat 7.8 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Monofat 1.7 g
Polyfat 4.7 g
Protein 2 g
Carbohydrate 19 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 2 mg
Calcium 29 mg

Ingredients

1 small banana
1 small orange, peeled and segmented
1 cup ice cubes
1 tablespoon raw pumpkin seeds
1 tablespoon agave nectar
2 teaspoons ground flaxseed
2 teaspoons hemp oil
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
Hemp seeds and additional pumpkin seeds for garnish (optional)

Preparation

In a blender, purée first 8 ingredients (through cloves) until smooth. Pour into 2 glasses and sprinkle with pumpkin and hemp seeds, if desired; serve immediately.

(Recipe adapted from Thrive by Brendan Brazier)

Recipe adapted from Thrive by Brendan Brazier,

Health

July 2012
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