Protein Power Smoothie

This smoothie is loaded with healthful and energy boosting ingredients to quick-start your day.

  • Prep time: 5 min
  • Makes: 2 servings
  • Cook time: 0 min

Nutritional Information

PER SERVING 1 1/2 cups/375 ml

  • Calories 240
  • Saturated Fat 5 g
  • Fat 5 g
  • Cholesterol 1 mg
  • Carbohydrates 34 g
  • Fibre 6 g
  • Sugars 23 g
  • Protein 15 g
  • Sodium 208 mg
  • Potassium* 310 mg
*Some ingredients used in the analysis do not provide potassium information, so the potassium mg per serving may be undervalued

Ingredients

1/2 cup / 125 g
Naturegg Simply Egg Whites, well shaken
1/2 cup / 125 ml
2% milk
1/2 cup / 125 ml
plain, nonfat or 2% Greek yogurt
2 cup / 500 ml
baby spinach or kale
1 1/2 cup / 375 ml
frozen blueberries
1
very ripe banana, cut into chunks
1/2 cup / 125 ml
crushed ice
2 tsp / 10 ml
flaxseed oil
1 tsp / 5 ml
honey (optional to taste)

Directions

  1. Place the egg whites, milk, yogurt, spinach, blueberries, banana, ice and flax oil into a blender. Blend, stopping to stir as needed, for 2 minutes or until smooth and well combined. Serve immediately.

Tips

  1. Add a flavor and health boost by adding 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cinnamon, which has been shown to have antibacterial and immune boosting properties.

  2. Substitute agave syrup for the honey.

  3. Substitute 2% milk for skim or almond, oat or soy beverage.

This recipe was made with:

Naturegg Simply Egg Whites

Made from 100% pure egg whites. We mean simple.

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