Whether you're trying to add more fruits and veggies to your day or looking for a wholesome breakfast you can enjoy anywhere, smoothies are a delicious solution. We love the super-fruity ones and have recently started enjoying ones with greens like spinach and kale...amazing what a little banana adds to the flavor of these "green monster" smoothies! Have you discovered a favorite concoction?
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This recipe appears in our cookbook, Fresh from the Farmstand, where you'll find a half-dozen more smoothie recipes too!
Green Monster Smoothie
This recipe (and photo!) comes from our friend, Tina Butler of Mommy's Kitchen. She writes, "Wanting my children to eat helathier, I tried these yummy smoothies filled with bananas, almond milk and spinach. They were a hit!"
1 c. vanilla almond milk
1 to 2 bananas, sliced and frozen
1 c. fresh or frozen spinach
1/2 c. ice
Optional: 1 T. honey
Combine milk, bananas, spinach and ice in a blender; process on high setting until smooth. Add honey if a sweeter taste is desired. Pour into glasses to serve. Makes 3 to 4 servings.
Visit Tina's blog for more step-by-step photos, plus some of her cute kids enjoying this smoothie!
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