Smoothie Time! April 5, 2016

by Eat

You already know we love smoothies. A few weeks ago, we even shared a chart in your boxes explaining the ins and outs of when to have a smoothie (besides always). Now, our Registered Dietitian, Rebecca Lewis, is sharing some insight on the delicious drink.


  • Delicious way to drink your fruits and veggies
  • You get all the benefits of nutrient-dense fruits and veggies plus you KEEP the fiber (as opposed to juicing)
  • No blood sugar spikes, so you can use an equal blend of fruits and veggies
  • All you need is a blender!
  • Making your own smoothie is cheaper than buying one in the store


  • A cup of veggies can be a lot to drink
  • You need a liquid in order to blend, so be careful with recipes that call for super sweet fruit juices

Best For

  • If you want a healthy meal replacement
  • Keeping you full and hunger cravings away
  • If you’ve ordered take-out all week and are craving greens
  • If you struggle to get your 5-a-day

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So, in celebration of smoothies, here’s a delicious recipe for you to try at home!

Super Boosted Green Smoothie


  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 banana
  • ½ cup mango
  • ¼ cup plain Greek Yogurt
  • ½ cup low fat or almond milk


  1. *For extra flavor: add 1 tsp of cinnamon
  2. *Boost it up: add 1 Tablespoon of Green Matcha Powder for extra antioxidants
  3. *Nutrition: 216 Calories, 209% of vitamin A, 30% vitamin B6, 153% of vitamin C



This smoothie is packed with vitamins and nutrients to kickstart your metabolism and immune system. Bonus? It tastes amazing!

Try out our tahini smoothies, too! We have a feeling you’re going to LOVE them.

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