Spinach in a smoothie? Really?! Yes. Really.
This fruity treat is so tasty you will not even notice that hint of healthy green. It’s an easy drink to whip up for a snack or quick breakfast using items you already have on hand. Also great with blueberries! If you don’t have protein powder, add a bit of your favorite sweetener or use some sweetened yogurt. Enjoy!
1 cup frozen strawberries
1 medium banana
1 cup fresh baby spinach, loosely packed
½ cup plain greek yogurt ( I use 0% Fage)
2/3 cup skim milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 scoop favorite protein powder (like Biochem’s 100%Whey)
6 ice cubes
Combine all ingredients except the baby spinach in a blender until smooth. Add the spinach and blend until just incorporated. (Otherwise you will end up a brown smoothie;). Pour and enjoy. This recipe serves one for breakfast or two for a snack.
I have been traveling, but now I’m back and have lots of great recipes and ideas to share. Keep checking for more fun entries this week!
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