Want to make some healthy spinach smoothie recipes for St. Patrick’s Day instead of getting green fast food shakes for the kiddos? Then try this Best Spinach Smoothie recipe from my favorite contributor, Holly Clegg.
Don’t let Holly’s healthy spinach smoothie recipe freak you out. It’s filled with lots of yummy tasting fruit like bananas, and packed with delicious Greek vanilla yogurt for a protein boost. You’ll never taste the spinach!
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Learn how to make the best spinach smoothie recipes
Looking for a quick and easy way to sneak in veggies and nutrition into your day? Look no further than my Best Spinach Smoothie Recipe!
Celebrate National Nutrition Month and St. Paddy’s Day all in one with this fresh and tasty green healthy spinach smoothie recipe that’s naturally gluten free and diabetic-friendly.
You know spinach is loaded with good for you nutrients by the rich color green, which boasts of powerful antioxidant protection. Add it to any dish you can, especially smoothies.
Spinach and bananas pack it with vitamins and minerals in this spinach smoothies recipe, while skim milk and Greek yogurt give it satiating protein and creaminess.
Kids of all ages will love the boost this wholesome treat gives!
This Mama’s tips for making the green smoothie spinach recipes
Add more liquid to reach desired consistency.
Or you can add more ice to thicken your fruit smoothie recipe. I like adding more ice because it thickens without adding calories.
What’s the right blender for making the best spinach smoothie recipes?
If you love making healthy spinach fruit smoothies, you should look into investing in a high speed blender.
I love my Blendtec Classic Blender. It crushes ice and makes smoothies like a champ.
After using it for four years, my WildSide+ jar started leaking at the bottom. Ugh, what to do? I called Blendtec and they replaced it for FREE. Love that!!
More awesome recipes from Holly Clegg
The Best Spinach Smoothie Recipe
- 1 cup packed baby spinach
- 1/3 cup coconut water
- 1/3 cup Greek vanilla yogurt
- 1/3 cup skim milk
- Half banana
- 2/3 cup ice
- Combine all ingredients in blender and puree until smooth, about 1 minute.
- Serving size: 1 cup
- Calories: 79
- Calories from Fat: 2 (3%)
- Total Fat: 1g
- Saturated fat: 0g
- Unsaturated fat: 1g
- Sodium: 90mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 14g
- Sugar: 10g
- Fiber: 2g
- Protein: 6g
- Cholesterol: 1mg
Dietary Exchanges: 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat-free milk
Recipe used with permission of author.
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