FoodDayLogoLinear2Our 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.

Nutrition Information:

145 calories

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!