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For those of you joining me in the upcoming No Sugar Challenge, you might already know that you are supposed to drink one, nutrient-dense smoothie per day. As you move along in the challenge, you will find that natural foods begin to taste sweeter and sweeter. You find that there really isn’t a need to sweeten everything and you begin to enjoy foods without the “sugar-bomb” effect.
This has a wonderfully light and “airy” flavor. It’s not as filling as some of the other smoothies, but it should carry you through 2 hours until your next meal just fine. This might be a good smoothie to have as a last meal of the day. That way you get some great nutrients, but you won’t have a brick in your belly just before bed. This isn’t high in protein, so pair it with a hardboiled egg white or add some unflavored protein powder and enjoy.
More Healthy Smoothie Recipes
Green Tea Mango Smoothie Recipe
Green Tea Mango Smoothie
- 1 medium mango, peeled and cored
- 2 cups spinach, raw
- 1 cup prepared green tea, cooled
- 1 medium banana
- 1 cup pineapple
- Blend in a blender and serve.
- NOTE: This would equal half of your fruit allowance for the day while on this challenge.
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