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Pumped-Up Smoothie

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

Health JULY 2012

  • Yield: Makes 2 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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)

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 144
  • Fat: 7.8g
  • Saturated fat: 0.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 4.7g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 19g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 2mg
  • Calcium: 29mg
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