Health

Pumped-Up Smoothie

Pumped-Up Smoothie Photo: Levi Brown

Ingredients

  • 1 small banana
  • 1 small orange, peeled and segmented
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 1 tablespoon raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • 2 teaspoons ground flaxseed
  • 2 teaspoons hemp oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • Hemp seeds and additional pumpkin seeds for garnish (optional)

Preparation


In a blender, purée first 8 ingredients (through cloves) until smooth. Pour into 2 glasses and sprinkle with pumpkin and hemp seeds, if desired; serve immediately.

(Recipe adapted from Thrive by Brendan Brazier)



    Pumped-Up Smoothie contains plenty of iron and vitamin C, giving you a smoothie that helps you stay strong.
  • Yield: Makes 2 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 144
Fat per serving: 7.8g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.9g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 1.7g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 4.7g
Protein per serving: 2g
Carbohydrate per serving: 19g
Fiber per serving: 2g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Sodium per serving: 2mg
Calcium per serving: 29mg

Good to Know

Champion cyclist Dotsie Bausch breaks out her blender for this iron- and vitamin C-rich smoothie that satisfies.