Stress-Beater Smoothie Recipe
Start your day with a smoothie that will help you handle whatever the universe throws your way. The combination of lime, avocado, banana, spinach, and coconut water delivers a heavy dose of stress-beating vitamin C, potassium, and magnesium to help manage blood pressure and will give you a boost of the feel-good neurotransmitter serotonin.
1 organic lime
1 cup coconut water
½ organic ripe peeled pitted avocado
½ organic ripe peeled banana
Small handful organic baby spinach
1 Prep the smoothie ingredients
- Using a sharp knife, peel the lime; cut the lime in half crosswise then coarsely chop the fruit. Discard any seeds.
In a blender, combine the chopped lime with the coconut water, avocado, banana, and spinach. Season lightly with salt and blend until smooth.
Pour the smoothie into a glass and serve.
Nutrition per serving: Calories: 290, Protein: 4g (8% DV), Fiber: 11g (44% DV), Total Fat: 15g (23% DV), Monounsaturated Fat: 10g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g, Saturated Fat: 2g (10% DV), Cholesterol: 0mg (0% DV), Sodium: 100mg (4% DV) (does not include pantry salt; for reference, ¼ teaspoon kosher salt added to the recipe averages 240mg per serving, or 10% DV), Carbohydrates: 41g (14% DV), Total Sugars: 19g, Added Sugars: 0g (0% DV). Not a significant source of trans fat.
Bonus recipe—ingredients not included in box.