Maple Spinach Smoothie with Flax Seeds

yield: 3 Calories: 229
ingredients
instructions

Ingredients

1 banana
3 cups spinach
1 cup greek yogurt
1 ripe pear, cored and cut into quarters
1 cup maple water
1 tablespoon maple syrup
2 tablespoons flaxseeds
 

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Instructions

In a blender, purée all ingredients. Serve immediately.

 

Variations

Note: You can substitute low-fat or non-fat Greek yogurt if desired.

 
Pure Maple Syrup
The natural sweetener offers a variety of flavor components, including; nutty, vanilla, coffee, floral and spicy flavors.floral and spicy
maple recipes
The natural sweetener offers a variety of flavor components, including; nutty, vanilla, coffee, floral and spicy flavors.floral and spicy flavors.
Benefits of Maple
Based on Research by the Canadian Nutrient File (Health Canada), maple syrups's nutritional value is superior to other common sweateners, such as honey, sugar, and even brown sugar.