Berry Mint Kiss Smoothie

This smoothie boasts big flavor, and cooling frozen yumminess. The mint adds a delightful burst of freshness.


Yields: 2 Servings

Ingredients:
2 dates, pitted
½ cup baby spinach leaves
¼ cup mint, freshly chopped
¼ cup coconut milk (substitution: water)
1 cup raspberries

Directions:
1.   Place the dates into the blender and pulse until they break down and form a paste.
2.   Next, add the spinach leaves, mint, and coconut milk. Puree until smooth.
3.   Last, add the raspberries and blend again.
4.   Pour into glasses over crushed ice to serve.

Health Benefits:
•   No cholesterol
•   Very high in dietary fiber
•   Very low in sodium
•   Very high in vitamin C
•   High in vitamin A
•   Nondairy source of calcium
•   Very high in manganese
•   Source of antioxidants
•   Gluten, dairy, grain, and nut free
•   No added sugar

Nutritional values per serving:
Calories: 158;
Total fat: 8.0 g;
Cholesterol: 0 mg;
Sodium: 15 mg;
Potassium: 399 mg;
Carbohydrates: 22.7 g;
Protein: 2.8 g

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