Fat-Burning Recipe: Spiced Green Tea Smoothie

Green tea is one of the top fat-burning foods, thanks to a metabolism-boosting compound known as EGCG. In one study, drinking four cups of green tea a day helped people shed more than six pounds in eight weeks! This rich smoothie is perfect if you get tired of sipping hot green tea. Flavored with cayenne spices, lemon, and agave nectar, it provides all the nutritional benefits of green tea and will fill you up, to boot.

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    To make strong tea for this smoothie, brew 2 green tea bags in 6 oz boiling water; refrigerate.

  • Yield: Makes 2 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup strong green tea, chilled
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Juice of 1 lemon (2-3 TBSP)
  • 2 teaspoons agave nectar
  • 1 small pear, skin on, cut into pieces
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free plain yogurt
  • 6-8 ice cubes

Preparation

Put all ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth. Drink cold.

Watch the video: Spiced Green Tea Smoothie 

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:82
Fat per serving:0.2g
Saturated fat per serving:0.0g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:0.0g
Protein per serving:1g
Carbohydrate per serving:21g
Fiber per serving:3g
Cholesterol per serving:0.0mg
Iron per serving:0.0mg
Sodium per serving:13mg
Calcium per serving:39mg

Source: Health.com

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