Cool Cucumber Smoothie

Welcome to the second in my series of anthropomorphic smoothies!

This cool smoothie is a perfect choice to have with a meal or as a refreshing summer treat all on its own.  But admittedly, probably doesn't play very good jazz*.  It's super-light, with the yogurt adding some texture and complementary tangy flavor to the cucumber and matcha.  It has a ton of vitamin C and I've heard rumors that green tea cures everything, so it's not too shabby for a low-cal, non-fat beverage.

2 Medium Cucumber, peeled and sliced
17 oz Coconut Water, pour 1/2 into ice cube tray and freeze
6 oz Non-Fat Greek Yogurt
3 Tablespoon Agave
1 Teaspoon Matcha Powder
1 Teaspoon Fresh Mint, minced
Makes about 3 servings

Mix all in blender, adding coconut water ice cubes individually at the end.

Nutritional Information
Per 12 ounce serving
Calories 120
Total Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 48mg
Potassium 56mg
Fiber 1g
Sugars 15g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 14%
Vitamin C 128%
Calcium 12%
Iron 2.5%

*A decent jazz smoothie would probably contain far more bourbon and have a smoke ring for garnish.



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