This refreshing Vitamin filled drink is a great way to start the morning. I call it my “fast food salad!”
Healthy Lifestyle Tip: Yes, it does look a bit like pea soup. You can change the color to entice your kids by adding a few blueberries, strawberries or red cabbage.
Protein Powder Tip: For people who like to add 1 scoop of protein, this recipe works well with the “no-flavor” mix.
Why Drink Green Tea?
Drinking about half of a cup of green tea per day was associated with a 47% decrease in breast cancer risk compared with drinking no green tea at all.

Green Power Drink 2 with Green Tea, Apple, Lemon, Lettuce, Parsley, Carrot and Celery

Rating: 5

Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 5 cups

Serving Size: 1 cup

Calories per serving: 31

Fat per serving: 1 fat calorie, total fat 0.2g

Good Points: very low in saturated fat, no cholesterol, very high in dietary fiber, high in potassium, very high in vitamin A, vitamin C
Nutrition Facts: 31 calories, calories from fat 1, total fat 0.2g, cholesterol 0mg, sodium 19mg, total carbohydrates 8g, dietary fiber 1.9g, sugars 5g, protein .6g, vitamin A 37%, calcium 2%, vitamin C 20%, iron 2%

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of green tea
  • 1 apple (cored)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 bunch of baby bib lettuce
  • 1 sprig of parsley
  • 5 baby carrots
  • 3 celery hearts with leaves
  • 2 cups of ice

Instructions

  1. Zap it in the Vita-Mix until smooth
  2. Add ice to the top of the container and give it a quick whirl.
  3. If you have to use a regular blender, then dice up all of the recipe ingredients and use crushed ice!!
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