Strawberry Lemon Lunch Smoothie

By: Isabel Smith, MS, RD, CDN

Need a quick lunch on the go? Smoothies are an all time favorite packable meal because they’re portable, great to make ahead of time, and you can easily include nutritious ingredients. This recipe is a great meal replacement because it’s well balanced, containing protein, healthy fat, a veggie and a fruit; basically, it’s a meal in a glass. It’s also loaded with healthy nutrients, like detoxifying de-limonine in the peel of the lemon, vitamin C and antioxidants in the strawberries, lemon and romaine. Try this satisfying and delicious smoothie for lunch.

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Ingredients:

  • 6 strawberries, tops removed
  • ¼ banana
  • ½ lemon (peel on!)
  • 2 handfuls romaine lettuce
  • 1 Tbsp avocado oil or 1/3 avocado
  • Dash of cinnamon
  • 1 scoop plant based protein (sprouted rice, hemp or pea protein)
  • 8-10 oz unsweetened hemp milk (or try almond or oat milk)

Directions:

  1. Wash and prepare ingredients.
  2. Add ingredients to blender and blend on high for 45-60 seconds or until well mixed.
  3. Serve and enjoy!

Prep time: 5 minutes

Total time: 5 minutes

Servings: 1

  • Nutrition per serving:

Yields and nutritional information are estimated and will vary depending on produce size and equipment used.

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Isabel Smith, MS, RD, CDN

Isabel is a Registered Dietitian, wellness expert and fitness coach. Isabel has her own nutrition and wellness practice based in New York City, Isabel Smith Nutrition, but she works with clients and corporations both nationwide and worldwide in a variety of areas including skin health, weight loss, gastrointestinal issues and allergies, sports nutrition, general wellness and more. As a Guided Reboot coach, Isabel has helped hundreds juice their way to better health. When she isn’t helping clients achieve optimal nutrition and wellness, she can be found trying and creating new juices and making other healthy recipes, running, cooking, spinning, practicing yoga, and enjoying time with her two Yorkshire terriers. Isabel is also one of the nutritionists who runs our Guided Reboot programs.

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