Green Smoothie Recipes: Chocolate Green Smoothie Recipe Video

A raw chocolate smoothie is a perfect way for adults to re-live the 'chocolate milk days' of their youth, but without all the cholesterol-laden dairy-fat and refined sugar. And for kids, Jennifer's raw Chocolate Green Smoothie is an ideal 'gateway' treat to get them enthusiastic about the good taste of healthy good.

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
CuisineCourse
TasteFeel
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest GroupHealthy,

Ingredients

 Water1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Banana2 Medium, ripe
 Medjool dates4 Large, pitted, soaked in water for 10 minutes, drained
 Unsweetened cocoa powder/Raw cacao powder3 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Spinach leaves/Swiss chard/ kale3 Cup (48 tbs), chopped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 215 Calories from Fat 35

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.4%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 44.3 mg1.8%

Total Carbohydrates 55 g18.3%

Dietary Fiber 13.7 g54.8%

Sugars 26.2 g

Protein 8 g15.9%

Vitamin A 91% Vitamin C 36.8%

Calcium 9.8% Iron 29.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. In a blender add water, bananas, dates, spinach and cocoa powder.
2. Blend on high speed till smooth.

SERVING
3. In a serving glass, serve the smoothie fresh.
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