5 Ingredients or Fewer

Green Smoothie

July 19, 2011
Author Notes

If you drink this green smoothie first thing in the morning, you've just started your day with 2 fruit servings, 1 vegetable serving and a healthy dose of protein. PLus, berries are rich in antioxidants, and spinach is a known nutritional powerhouse, complete with fiber, lycopene, and tons of vitamins.

Any and all variations on this recipe are welcome. Different fruit like peaches or pineapples, fresh ginger, fresh mint, orange juice, apple juice...the possibilities are endless.

  • Serves 1
  • 1 banana
  • 1 handful fresh baby spinach
  • 3 handfuls berries, fresh or frozen
  • 1.5 cups almond milk
  • 3 tablespoons vanilla-flavored whey protein powder
In This Recipe
  1. Put powder, spinach and milk in bottom of blender.
  2. Add in berries and banana.
  3. Blend.
  4. Drink!

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