Green Tea Weight Loss Smoothie

Green Tea Weight Loss Smoothie Recipe
Green Tea Weight Loss Smoothie Recipe
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This low calorie smoothie contains green tea, which stimulates fat loss via substances called catechins, while lowering cholesterol. At 46 calories per serving, you will burn more calories digesting this smoothie than you will absorb from it. The apple mellows the spicy flavor of the watercress while the mint enhances the green tea tanginess. Try our green tea weight loss smoothie recipe as an appetizer or a pre-workout thirst quencher. Check out this exhaustive list of greatness in this smoothie: it is a good source of calcium, manganese, magnesium, potassium and vitamin B6. It is an excellent source of fiber, vitamin A and vitamin C.

Ingredients: 
1/2 granny smith apple
1/2 cucumber
1 celery stalk, chopped
12 oz green tea, brewed with 2 teabags
1 tbsp fresh mint leaves
1/2 cup broccoli sprouts
1/2 cup watercress
1 cup ice cubes
Instructions: 
  1. Add all ingredients to the blender in the order of items listed.
Tips: 
To significantly reduce preparation and blending time try using one of our recommended high end smoothie blenders.

Use 4 teabags for a stronger green tea flavor

Rating: 

Average: 4.2 (235 votes)

Preparation Overview
Prep Time: 3 mins.
Blend Time: 2 mins.
Total Time: 5 mins.
Yield: This recipe makes 2 servings, equal to 2 pints (24 ounces).
Nutrition Summary
Serving Size: 12 oz
Calories: 46
Protein: 1.6 grams
Fat: 0.3 grams
Carbs: 11.1 grams
*data is for 1 serving
Detailed Nutrition Data
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
1 serving (451.2 g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories
46
Calories from Fat
3
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.3g
0%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
24mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
11.1g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
6.5g
Protein
1.6g
Vitamin A 13% • Vitamin C 47%
Calcium 5% • Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

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