Pomegranate & Strawberry Smoothie

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Give this smoothie a green boost! We like: Barlean's Chocolate Silk Greens and GreensWorld Delicious Greens 8000.

Reprinted with permission from Green Smoothie Joy (Skyhorse Publishing, 2013) by Cressida Elias.

  • 1Servings

Ingredients

  • ½ cup fresh pomegranate juice

  • 1 banana

  • 1 handful strawberries or mixed frozen berries

  • 1 Tbs. crème fraîche, or plain, low-fat yogurt

  • 1 tsp. honey, optional

  • 1 cup water

Preparation

Place all ingredients in blender. Add ice, if desired, and mix until smooth.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 254
  • Carbohydrate Content: 50 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 20 mg
  • Fat Content: 6 g
  • Fiber Content: 5 g
  • Protein Content: 2 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 4 g
  • Sodium Content: 22 mg
  • Sugar Content: 35 g
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