Seriously, your kids will love this brocoli smoothie!
Brocoli smoothie you say? .. Broccoli is not the first food that comes to mind when craving a delicious smoothie.
The key is to balance out this sometimes bitter tasting vegetable with sweet fruit.
Broccoli is an excellent source of Vitamin C – a cup of this veggie packs in as much as is in a small orange.
Try this recipe out and sneak in some veggies for yourself and your family!
(Serves 1 – or cut the recipe in half for a kid’s smoothie):
4 raw broccoli florets
4 frozen strawberries
1 frozen banana
1 cup unsweetened Almond milk
2 tbsp peanut butter
1 scoop unflavored whey powder (you can use hemp or pea protein powder instead if you are vegan)
Brocoli Smoothie Nutritional Info:
- Calories 491
- Fat 20 g (2 g saturated fat)
- Carbohydrates 51 g
- Fiber 10.5 g
- Sugars 27.5 g
- Protein 31 g
- Vitamin C 191%/Vitamin A 64%/Calcium 66%/Iron 16%
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Dr. Abha Sharma MD, IBCLC is a Board Certified Pediatrician and Lactation Consultant. She practices and resides in Southern California with her husband and toddler daughter. Her interests are healthy living and eating, reading fashion and lifestyle magazines, and of course, all things lactation.