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The Cancer Project
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March 19, 2008

Green Goodie Smoothie

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Dear Cancer Project supporter,

Spirulina is an antioxidant-rich powder made from blue-green algae. It’s highly nutritious and doesn’t change the taste of this delicious fruit smoothie. It does, however, make it a wonderful green color.


Directions

Makes 4 servings

1 cup pineapple juice
1 cup fortified vanilla soy- or other non-dairy milk
10 frozen peach slices
1 banana
1/4 cup cherries or raspberries
2 teaspoons maple syrup (optional)
1 tablespoon spirulina
ice, as needed, to chill and thicken

Place all ingredients in a blender. Blend at high speed until smooth, stopping the blender occasionally to move the unblended fruit to the center with a spatula.

Nutrition Information

Per serving (1/4 of recipe):
122 calories
1.2 g fat
0.2 g saturated fat
9% calories from fat
0 mg cholesterol

4.3 g protein
24.9 g carbohydrate
16.7 g sugar
2.3 g fiber

38 mg sodium
95 mg calcium
2.2 mg iron
46.6 mg vitamin C
2366 mcg beta-carotene
1.1 mg vitamin E


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The Survivor's Handbook: Eating Right for Cancer Survival.

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