Our count down finishes tomorrow as Food Day celebrations happen nation-wide tomorrow! I hope you enjoy a bevy of whole, fresh, locally-grown foods with your family, friends and community. The goal of this day is create awareness for eating REAL foods daily. Here’s a recipe to start your day with or use as mid-morning or afternoon snack.
Raspberry Green Tea Smoothie
This frothy smoothie has refreshing hints of raspberry with the clean green tea taste.
Yield: 2 cups Serving size: 1 cup Prep time: 5 minutes
1 cup freshly brewed green tea, cooled
1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
1 cup skim or fat-free milk
2 scoops vanilla whey protein powder
1. Steep the green tea for 3 – 4 minutes in boiling water; let cool.
2. Combine tea, raspberries, milk, and vanilla whey powder in a blender. Puree until blended well. Pour into a glass and enjoy.
2 g total fat
1 g saturated fat
0 g trans fat
71 mg cholesterol
51 mg sodium
8 g carbohydrates
1 g fiber
4 g sugars
25 g protein
1 mg iron
Happy Food Day! I look forward to hearing about your “Eat Real” experiences tomorrow!