Recipes and Cooking Spring Green Smoothies 4.1 (18) Shh...it'll be our little secret that this green smoothie sneaks in both asparagus and spinach. With the grapes, kiwis and juice in the mix, you won't taste the vegetables at all! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 19, 2013 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 5 mins Cool Time: 5 mins Total Time: 20 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 4 ounce fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces (1/2 cup) 3 cup packaged fresh baby spinach 1 cup seedless green grapes 2 ripe kiwifruits, peeled and coarsely chopped ½ cup white grape juice ¾ cup ice cubes Directions In a small saucepan cook asparagus, covered, in a small amount of boiling water about 5 minutes or until very tender. Drain; let cool for 5 minutes. In a blender combine asparagus, spinach, grapes, kiwifruits, and grape juice. Cover and blend until very smooth, stopping and scraping sides of blender as needed. Add ice cubes. Cover and blend until smooth. Pour into tall glasses and serve immediately. Make-Ahead Tip: Prepare smoothies as directed. Transfer to an airtight freezer container. Cover and chill for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 6 months. If frozen, thaw in the refrigerator. Stir well before serving. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 85 Calories 20g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 85 % Daily Value * Sodium 37mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 20g 7% Total Sugars 15g Protein 2g Vitamin C 59mg 295% Calcium 63mg 5% Iron 2.2mg 12% Potassium 248mg 5% Folate, total 105mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.