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The Green Zinger Smoothie

This vibrant smoothie is full of dark leafy greens, fresh citrus and the star; ginger. It has a mild 'zing' from the ginger addition and is certain to be the perfect start to your day or a pick-me-up anytime.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword ginger green smoothie, green smoothie
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 145 kcal
Author Toni Dash

Ingredients

  • ½ inch fresh ginger nib (aproximately 1 teaspoon), peeled (and chopped if using a regular blender)
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 1-2 large leaves of kale (no stem); rough chopped if using a regular blender
  • ½-3/4 cup spinach/arugula mix
  • 2-3 tablespoons parsley (fresh)
  • 1 orange (peeled)
  • ½ Granny Smith apple
  • 1/2 cup water

Instructions

  1. Pour the water and citrus juices into the blender followed by the other ingredients. Blend until all ingredients are pulverized and the smoothie mixture is smooth.
Nutrition Facts
The Green Zinger Smoothie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 145
% Daily Value*
Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 45mg2%
Potassium 742mg21%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 8070IU161%
Vitamin C 157.2mg191%
Calcium 164mg16%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.