Sunday, March 15, 2015

Green Pistachio Smoothie Recipe

Saint Patrick’s day is almost here! Looking for a healthy way to celebrate the holiday? Try a green smoothie! Certified Nutritional Health Counselor and founder of Hands on Healthy, Sara Siskind, has created a delicious and nutritious Green Pistachio Smoothie that will nourish and energize you in preparation for the fun-filled day. So, gather your friends and fellow leprechauns and have a whale of a time this St. Paddy’s day!

Green Pistachio Smoothie Recipe
Serves 2

1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk
1/4 cup Setton Farms Pistachios
2 handfuls baby spinach
1 banana (frozen is best)
2 Pistachio Chewy Bites chopped into small pieces
ice as needed

Place all ingredients except the PCB into a high power blender. Blend until creamy. Pour into 2 glasses. Served topped with chopped Pistachio Chewy Bites. Enjoy!

About Pistachio Chewy Bites - With two main ingredients, Pistachio Chewy Bites provide healthy snack lovers the amazing benefits of pistachios and cranberries in a delicious and nutritious bite-size bar. Pistachio Chewy Bites are heart-healthy, 100% all natural, gluten and dairy free, low in sodium, GMO free, vegan and a great on-the-go protein snack. They also have no cholesterol, zero trans-fat and are a good source of dietary fiber. These nutrient-rich snack bars provide a great balance of carbohydrates, protein and fat for sustainable energy. With 7 grams of protein, 3 grams of fiber and healthy fat, the individually wrapped bars are the perfect one stop shop.

About Sara Siskind - Certified Nutritional Health Counselor, Sara Siskind is the founder of Hands On Healthy, cooking classes for adults, families and teens based in New York. Sara has dedicated her career to educating clients on how food and lifestyle choices affect health, and how to make the right choices to look and feel your best each day. Sara translates the complexity of integrated nutrition into usable tools with easy-to-cook recipes that appeal to the entire family. Sara counsels privately to offer highly customized health and nutrition plans for her clients. She also works with parents on shopping and cooking smarter to create healthier homes. In addition, she teaches beginner to gourmet cooking classes with her signature "toss it in" approach. In addition, Sara regularly works with corporations and non-profit organizations to lead workshops and lectures on healthy eating.

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