If you’re in a hurry but want to start the day off right, this greek yogurt veggie smoothie is a great way to get your greens, micronutrients, and protein.
Most of the protein comes from low-fat Greek yogurt (without using protein powders). Greens are loaded with folate, vitamins A, E, & K1, and minerals (including calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, and potassium).
In addition to its delicious chocolate flavour, cacao provides extra iron, potassium, and magnesium.
One serving provides 315 calories, 36 g protein, 7 g fat, 24 g of net carbs and P:E 1.2.
The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.
- 2 cups almond milk
- 1 cup yogurt
- 1 cup kale
- 1 cup spinach
- 2 cups arugula
- 1 tsp allulose
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp cacao powder
- 1/4 tsp turmeric
- A dash of black pepper
- Place all ingredients in a blender.
- Blend well and serve.