Healthy Green Soda Recipe

If you don’t like to eat your greens, you can drink them.

This recipe for a healthy green soda including kale and spinach, which add vitamins, minerals and antioxidants with lots of health benefits.

Smoothies like this are great for a snack or even part of a meal. They boost your energy, help you hydrate and fill you up.

This smoothie drink is fun because it adds the element of carbonation which many people enjoy and you don’t usually find in a traditional smoothie.

Drinking fruit and vegetable smoothies can also help you get the recommended daily amount of fiber.

Photo credit: Lars Plougmann

Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed chopped kale of choice
  • 1 cup packed baby spinach
  • 1 cup no sugar added 100% apple juice
  • 1 cup frozen chopped mango
  • 8 oz. of favorite seltzer or club soda, split in half

Healthy Green Soda

Instructions
1. Combine kale, spinach and apple juice and blend first to avoid chunky leaves.
2. Add mango and blend until smooth. Will make about 16 oz. total smoothie.
3. Pour 8 oz. of smoothie into cup and add 4 oz. of favorite seltzer or club soda. Gently stir. Enjoy immediately.
4. Will make two 12 oz. servings.


Nutritional Info per 12 oz serving:
Nutrition Facts
2 Servings Total
1 serving = 12 ounces
Amount Per Serving
Calories 131.8
Total Fat 0.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 64.0 mg
Potassium 399.3 mg
Total Carbohydrate 31.9 g
Dietary Fiber 3.3 g
Sugars 26.8 g
Protein 2.2 g
Vitamin A 217.2 %
Vitamin B-12 0.0 %
Vitamin B-6 10.0 %
Vitamin C 92.5 %
Vitamin D 0.0 %
Vitamin E 7.3 %
Calcium 8.1 %
Copper 10.0 %
Folate 5.0 %
Iron 7.7 %
Magnesium 5.1 %
Manganese 14.7 %
Niacin 4.0 %
Pantothenic Acid 1.6 %
Phosphorus 2.7 %
Riboflavin 5.4 %
Selenium 1.5 %
Thiamin 5.5 %
Zinc 2.0 %
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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