Matcha and Bean Smoothie

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Matcha and Bean Smoothie

Matcha and Bean Smoothie

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x

Description

A mighty matcha green tea smoothie with a secret source of protein. Spinach, bananas, matcha powder and white pea beans are blended together for a thick and creamy antioxidant-rich smoothie.


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup white pea beans (navy beans), drained and rinsed (canned) (250 mL)
  • 1 cup fresh spinach (250 mL)
  • 1 cup orange juice (250 mL)
  • 2 bananas, medium, frozen, sliced
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract (5 mL)
  • 1/2 cup vanilla Greek yogurt (125 mL)
  • 1 tbsp matcha green tea powder (15 mL)

Instructions

Pour beans into a colander or strainer, rinse with cold water. Transfer beans to blender; add all remaining ingredients and blend until smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides as needed.

Divide between 2 glasses and serve immediately.



Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 343
  • Sugar: 31.7 g
  • Sodium: 399 mg
  • Fat: 1.9 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.9 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 68.6
  • Fiber: 7.5 g
  • Protein: 14.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 6.0 mg