Green Smoothie With Acai Berries
Acai berries make an ideal addition to any green smoothie. They are rich in a number of different antioxidants, and many people love their distinctive flavor. These berries blend well with red grapes. They are not native to the United States and must be imported, but you can often find them at most health food stores. Additionally, the mint found in this green smoothie will leave your breath fresh!
- 3 ounces of acai berries
- 1 to 2 sprigs of fresh mint (to taste)
- 2 bananas
- 1 cup organic red grapes
- 1 small head of organic romaine lettuce
- 2 ounces filtered water if needed
Each of the ingredients of this green smoothie should be added to your blender one at a time and blended together until smooth. If you do not like Romaine lettuce, then almost any mild tasting leafy green vegetable can be substituted. This recipe will yield 3-4 cups of green smoothie.
A single cup of this green smoothie contains only 420 calories. It is an ideal source of protein, iron, and Vitamins A and C. It is also rich in folate, vitamin B1 – B6, vitamin K, copper, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, and potassium. Try out this delicious and nutritious green smoothie for yourself today!