Super Green Smoothie

Serves: 4

Green smoothies have been all the rage in recent years, and with good cause – they’re a great way to sneak in extra nutrients from healthy greens such as spinach. In this recipe, kids won’t be able to taste the spinach, but will be getting an extra boost of healthy.

Ingredients

  1. 2 cups 1% milk
  2. 1 banana
  3. 1/2 Mexican Hass avocado
  4. 1 cup baby spinach, gently packed
  5. 1 cup sliced apples, chopped
  6. 3 tablespoons ground flax seed
  7. 2 tablespoons honey

Directions

  1. Blend milk, banana, avocado, spinach, apple, flax seed and honey in blender until smooth.

Suggested Sides

Whole wheat toast spread with 1 Tbsp. nut butter and 1 Tbsp. fruit jam

Nutritional Value

  1. Calories 415
  2. Fat 14.85g
  3. Protein 12.83g
  4. Carbohydrate 59.57g
  5. Fiber 7.11g
  6. Cholesterol 4mg
  7. Sodium 226mg
  8. Calcium 281mg
  9. Vitamin A 1012 IU
  10. Vitamin C 11.16mg
  11. Iron 2.46mg
  12. *Nutritional information is for complete meal with suggested sides

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