Savoury Green Smoothie

This savoury smoothie recipe breaks the typically sweet high carb.  

Avocado provides most of the energy in form of monounsaturated fat along with heaps of vitamins B5 and E, folate, copper and potassium.  The broth (or bouillon) adds vitamin A and sodium.  

Spinach and cilantro add vitamins A and K1 along with folate while the onion, lemon, garlic, salt and pepper flakes round out this unique flavour sensation. 

Macros 

One serve provides 182 calories, 3.5 g protein, 15 g fat, 5 g net carbs and P:E = 0.2.

Micros  

The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  

Ingredients 

SERVES 2

  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth, cooled
  • 2 cups firmly packed baby spinach
  • 1 medium avocado, pitted and peeled
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 slice red onion, plus more to taste
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 medium clove garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon Celtic sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 cups ice cubes

Directions 

  • Throw everything into your blender and blast on high for 30 to 60 seconds until smooth and creamy. Tweak cilantro, onion, lemon juice, salt, and pepper flakes to taste. Enjoy immediately. 

Suitable for 

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