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Low Sugar Green Smoothie



Nutrition

300 kcal; 1255 kJ; 9 g protein; 19 g carbohydrates; 6 g net carbs; 13 g dietary fiber; 3 g total sugars; 0 g added sugars; 24 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat


Regular avocado eaters have higher intakes of fiber, vitamins E and K, magnesium, and potassium than those who don't eat avocados. Just one avocado provides 40% of the Daily Value (DV) of folate, 30% of the DV for vitamin K, and over 20% of the daily value vitamin C.


The water in cucumbers naturally aids digestion — it helps your body break down food and absorb nutrients. The fiber in cucumbers also keeps things running smoothly by regulating bowel movements so you can avoid constipation.


Although hemp seeds come from the Cannabis sativa plant, they do not produce a mind-altering effect. These small, brown seeds are rich in protein, fiber, and healthful fatty acids, including omega-3s and omega-6s.


Ingredients

  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled

  • 4 ice cubes

  • 1/2 avocado, peeled and pitted

  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened almond butter

  • 1 tablespoon hemp seeds

  • 1 inch (2.5 cm) fresh ginger, peeled

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 large handful (about 1 cup/45 g) fresh spinach

  • 3/4 cups (175 ml) water, or more if needed

Directions

  1. Wash and prepare ingredients.

  2. Add ingredients to a blender and blend on high for 45-60 seconds or until well blended.

  3. Serve and enjoy! 



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