Stealth health smoothies
Tips to getting more nutrients into breakfast
Super smooth: How do you turn your child's morning smoothie into a breakfast powerhouse? Author Del Sroufe has recommendations, tips for making them palatable. (Chris Walker/Chicago Tribune / October 1, 2012)
Mean green smoothie
Prep: 10 minutes
Servings: 1 drink
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 cup frozen berries
1 banana, peeled
2 cups coarsely chopped kale (ribs removed)
1/2 cup pitted, coarsely chopped dates
Combine all ingredients in a blender; process until smooth and creamy.
Per serving: 483 calories, 4 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 119 g carbohydrates, 8 g protein, 181 mg sodium, 15 g fiber.