Green Garbanzo Smoothie
Have you ever thought to put beans in a smoothie? Garbanzo beans, also known as chickpeas, add a creamy texture and provide a thick base for smoothies. A whole food, they're rich in protein and fiber and provide healthy, complex carbohydrates as well as powerful plant-based protein. Chickpeas are packed with nutrients low in calories.
Step 1: put all ingredients into a large blender
Step 2: blend to desired consistency
Step 3: pour into your favorite glass and enjoy. Utilize a plastic smoothie bottle for a meal on the go.
How to make
You shouldn't need more protein in this smoothie, but if you desire more, add some protein powder.
If the smoothie is too thin, add some ice.
If it's too thick, add some water.
per 24 oz. serving
- calories: 490
- fat: 10 g
- saturated fat: 2 g
- carbohydrates: 70 g
- fiber: 9 g
- sugar: 31 g
- added sugar: 0 g
- protein: 34 g
1/2 cup low sodium canned garbanzo beans
2 handfuls (about 2 cups) spinach
3/4 cup of 0% fat greek yogurt
1 tbsp peanut butter
1/2 cup 1% organic milkI'