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Spiced Green Tea Smoothie

Spiced Green Tea Smoothie Photo: Levi Brown

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup strong green tea, chilled
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Juice of 1 lemon (2-3 TBSP)
  • 2 teaspoons agave nectar
  • 1 small pear, skin on, cut into pieces
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free plain yogurt
  • 6-8 ice cubes

Preparation


Put all ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth. Drink cold.

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  • To make strong tea for this smoothie, brew 2 green tea bags in 6 oz boiling water; refrigerate.
  • Yield: Makes 2 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 82
Fat per serving: 0.2g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 1g
Carbohydrate per serving: 21g
Fiber per serving: 3g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 0.0mg
Sodium per serving: 13mg
Calcium per serving: 39mg

Good to Know

Caffeine and an antioxidant called catechin are thought to stimulate your nervous system and increase fat-burning, so green tea can help you shed pounds and trim your waist.