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Clean Blueberry Detox Smoothie

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by guest blogger Candice Kumai, clean-eating chef and cookbook author

Still feeling full from Thanksgiving? Had too many calories and not enough nutrients over the past few days? This deep-blue smoothie is a detox powerhouse that can help you get back on the clean-eating track: Just one serving packs 50 percent of your daily requirement for vitamin C, 10 percent of your vitamin A, 8 percent of your iron, and 8 percent of your potassium.

Not too shabby for a flavorful single glass.

90-Calorie Blueberry Detox Smoothie
Serves 4

Ingredients:
  • 2 cups coconut water
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 2 cups frozen blueberries
  • ½ frozen banana
  • 2 Tablespoons spirulina powder
  • 1 cup ice (optional)
Directions:
  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth, and serve.
NUTRITION
(per serving)
: 90 calories, 3 g protein, 21 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, 13 g sugars, 1 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 75 mg sodium

Candice Kumai is a celebrated clean-eating chef and the author of five best-selling cookbooks, including Clean Green Eats. Find more of her recipes at candicekumai.com, and follow her on Instagram.

Adapted from the article 90-Calorie Clean Blueberry Detox Smoothie, which originally ran on EatClean.com.

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