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Green Smoothie

Food Network Canada
Yields
1 serving

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.

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ingredients

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)
¼-½
cup filtered water
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directions

Step 1

Add the banana, fruit, spinach, juice, and spirulina into a blender or food processor.

Step 2

Whirl ingredients for about 30 seconds, until all fruit has been processed. Slowly add water and re-blend to desired consistency.

Step 3

Pour into a glass and enjoy.

Step 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.

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