I was so excited to make this drink as a substitute for an evening glass of wine with my hubby that I forgot to photograph the ingredients!!! Oooops. Now it’s time to sit down and relax with our Purple Green Drinks and a movie;)

Healthy Recipe Tip: I mix vegetables and smaller quantities of fruit to avoid a blood sugar spike.

Purple Passion Smoothie: Purple is the New Green Drink

Rating: 5

Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 5 cups

Serving Size: 1 cup

Calories per serving: 56

Fat per serving: 3 fat cal, total fat 0.3g

Good Points: very low in saturated fat, no cholesterol, low sodium, very high in dietary fiber, very high in manganese, high in potassium, very high in vitamin A, very high in vitamin C
Bad Points: very high in natural sugar
Nutrition Facts: 56 calories, 3 calories from fat, total fat 0.3g, cholesterol 0mg, sodium 14mg, total carbohydrates 14.4g, dietary fiber 3.1g, sugars 8.9g, protein 1.1g, vitamin A 43%, vitamin C 39%, iron 4%, calcium 3% (based on a 2000 calorie diet)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup of frozen blueberries
  • /2 cup of frozen strawberries
  • Fresh strawberry for garnish
  • 1 cup of baby red leaf lettuce
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 6 baby carrots
  • 1 yellow apple, sliced and cored
  • 2 cups of green tea
  • Juice and pulp of one lemon

Instructions

  1. Fill container to the top with ice.
  2. Zap on High in the Vita-Mix for 1 minute.
  3. Garnish with a strawberry.
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