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Green Spinach Smoothie

This morning I signed up for an online calorie counting program, My Fitness Pal.  I’m not horribly overweight, but I could stand to lose 15 lbs.  That Coconut Cake is just a little too yummy if you know what I mean….  🙂

So on to healthier recipes:

1- 1 1/2 cups almond milk
2 generous handfuls of spinach
1/2 a banana
5 large frozen strawberries or 1/2 cup frozen blueberries

Other add-ins (optional):

flax seeds
chia seeds
protein powder
dulse flakes

Throw the above ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.  Add more dairy free milk if needed.

This recipe makes enough for me and my two little girls.  The smoothie is very green in color, but you don’t taste the spinach.  The banana and strawberries are great for masking the flavor!


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Monday 4th of February 2013

[...] If you need a recipe for a green smoothie, try this Green Mango Yogurt Smoothie or this Green Spinach Smoothie. [...]


Thursday 11th of August 2011

This is SO YUMMY!!!! If I put it in a cup with a lid my kids will try it and love it but it's more for me otherwise!!!!! I added ground flax and I used frozen fruit from Costco and I am in HEAVEN!


Tuesday 12th of April 2011

These were a hit with all 5 kids! I had to make a second batch they enjoyed it so much.

Young Wife

Wednesday 2nd of March 2011

DH and I haven't made smoothies in a long time. I think we'll have to try this recipe.