Aug 122013
 
spinach banana smoothie

Forget the morning cereal or protein bars—you can’t beat the taste, nutrients and antioxidants you will get from a spinach banana smoothie, especially when it includes mango!  You are going to love this wonderful and very healthy blend of flavors!

Its also easy to turn this spinach banana smoothie, or any other smoothie treat into even more of a nutrition powerhouses just by adding a tablespoon of Chia seed. Chia is a natural seed that adds a large measure of nutrition including heart healthy, cholesterol fighting omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidants. Even better, unlike Flax, Chia doesn’t have a noticeable taste of its own so adding it here won’t change the delicious results.

In your blender mix:

– 1 previously frozen banana peeled and sliced (TIP: peel and slice BEFORE FREEZING)
– 1 cup of peeled and sliced mango
– 1 cups of chopped spinach (or 2 cups unchopped)
– 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
– ½ to 1 cup of soy milk

Start with ½ cup milk and blend, adding more soy milk until smoothly blended and then enjoy a morning breakfast of iron and Vitamin C that will keep you satisfied until lunch!

Spinach Banana Smoothies

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