by Skinny Ms.
Kick start your day with the Skinny Ms. Skinnylicious Protein Smoothie. Packed with nothing but amazing superfoods, this smoothie not only tastes great, it helps your body stay healthy and prevent many illnesses like cancer, macular degeneration, and heart disease as well as lower cholesterol and promote strong bones. Because it is so easy to prepare, the Skinnylicious Protein Smoothie is a great option for breakfast or lunch (every day if you want) especially if you are always on the go. Smoothies are often full of excess sugar and empty calories but the best part about our Skinnylicious Protein Smoothie is that with only 162 calories, 6 grams of fiber and 6 grams of protein, it keeps you filled up and energized for hours without adding tons of calories. Kids love this filling after-school treat as well!
Yields: 2 | Serving size: 1 1/2 cups | Calories: 162 | Total Fat: 8 gm | Saturated Fats: 2 gm | Trans Fats: 0 gm | Cholesterol: 1 mg | Sodium: 32 mg | Carbohydrates: 22 gm | Dietary fiber: 6 gm | Sugars: 10 gm | Protein: 6 gm
- 1 avocado, peeled, seeded
- 1 organic (sweet) apple , cored, leave peeling on the apple
- 1 frozen banana
- 1 cup baby spinach, loosely packed
- 1 cup kale loosely packed, stems removed
- 1 cup green tea, unsweetened (home brewed is best)
- 8 cubes ice
Add the above ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Add less green tea for a thicker smoothie.
Skinny Ms. recommends these high-powered blenders for smoothies:
Vitamix Blenders are often referred to as “the Ferraris of blenders” because they are the golden standard in heavy duty blenders. Vitamix has THE Top-Notch blenders recommended by professionals and those that want to get the most nutrition from their food, and want a durable, long-lasting machine. Vitamix blenders are very heavy duty, comes with a 7 year warranty and has a self-cleaning mode. *USE THIS SKINNY MS. PROMO CODE FOR FREE SHIPPING ($25 US/$35 CA value): 06-009643
The Ninja Kitchen Mega System offers a food processor, high powered blender, and single serving blender All-in-One. Follow this link to get $140 off the system.
Cuisinart Blenders tend to be mid-level and mid-priced. They may not pulverize a raw apple into juice, but they can blend most smoothie ingredients in a snap.
The Hamilton Beach 56221 Smoothie Smart Blender is affordable, durable and has great features and is super easy to clean. Its one touch automatic cycle blends smoothies perfectly the first time – no need to stop and stir like with other models.