- serves 1
A tasty way to get more greens in your diet, including spinach! Recipe from Get it Ripe: A Fresh Take on Vegan Cooking, published by Arsenal Pulp Press.
1 ripe banana
1 cup fresh or frozen organic fruit (e.g., berries, mango, kiwi, peach, pear, cherries), chopped if needed
1 cup packed organic baby spinach
½ cup fruit juice (pear, mango, or berry nectar is nice)
1 tsp spirulina (optional)
1 tsp greens powder blend (optional)
1/4-1/2 cup filtered water
1. Add the banana, fruit, spinach, juice, and spirulina into a blender or food processor.
2. Whirl ingredients for about 30 seconds, until all fruit has been processed. Slowly add water and re-blend to desired consistency.
3. Pour into a glass and enjoy.
4. Note: For a creemier smoothie, substitute non-dairy milk for the juice. While blending, you may add 1 tbsp freshly ground flax seeds or anything else you may like in your smoothie.