Bold flavorful and healthy options from Tropical Smoothie

Published On: Feb 02 2014 10:22:39 AM EST   Updated On: Feb 02 2014 10:24:05 AM EST

VIDEO: Just because it's the Super Bowl, doesn't mean you have to give up on eating healthy. In this segment of New Year New You, Mark Steele with Tropical Smoothie talks about recipes for bold and flavorful foods that are nutrient-rich.


It's Super Bowl Sunday, and many people will soon be in the kitchen getting ready for those Super Bowl parties.

We're still well into our segment New year New You. Every week we highlight a healthy recipe or workout to help us stick with our resolutions.

Just because it's Game Day, doesn't mean you have to give up on eating healthy. Mark Steele, Cooperative President of Jacksonville areas Tropical Smoothie says you can still have a bold and flavorful wrap and salad using better-for-you, nutrient-rich ingredients.

Tropical Smoothie Café recently introduced a new wrap and salad.
The Coconut Curry Chicken Wrap features chicken, carrots and mixed grains wrapped in a warm tortilla and layered in a delicious coconut curry sauce.

The Coconut Lime Chicken Salad is made with chicken, tomatoes, carrots and mixed grains on a bed of kale, spinach and romaine lettuce, topped with a delectable coconut lime dressing.

Island Green Spinach and Kale Smoothie is just 220 calories and features pineapple, banana, mango, spinach, kale, turbinado sugar.

"These are the most popular we get a line in the morning," says Steele. "It's a full meal so like at about 2 o'clock in the afternoon you finally feel like you want something to eat."

Steele says all options are low calorie and all ingredients are fresh.
We're using fresh Kale in your smoothie were using fresh Spinach in your smoothie you're not getting powder so that's one of the key ingredients in a healthier diet."

There are 15 Tropical Smoothie locations in our area. You can order online, they also do catering.

To find a location near you just check out their website, it's


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