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red and green smoothie

Healthy Red and Green Smoothie

  • Author: Dietitian Debbie
  • Prep Time: 10 Min
  • Cook Time: 0 min
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Breakfast, smoothie
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: Healthy, American
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This healthy and antioxidant-rich red and green smoothie recipe is made with soy milk for extra protein and naturally sweetened with frozen fruit and pomegranate juice.


Ingredients

For the green layer: 

  • 1 cup frozen mango
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 1/23/4 cup soy milk (or other plant-based milk)
  • Handful fresh baby spinach
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger OR 1/2 inch fresh ginger root

For the Red Layer: 

  • 1 cup frozen red raspberries
  • 1/3 cup pomegranate-cherry juice
  • 1 blood orange OR 1 navel orange OR 1/2 grapefruit, peeled 

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients for the green layer to a blender cup and puree until smooth. Set aside. 
  2. Add all the ingredients for the red layer to a blender cup and puree until smooth. 
  3. To serve, divide red and green smoothie mixture between 2 glasses. 

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/2 recipe
  • Calories: 310 kcals
  • Sugar: 33 g
  • Sodium: 70 mg
  • Fat: 9 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.5 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 7.5 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 63 g
  • Fiber: 17 g
  • Protein: 9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg