A green smoothie is a perfect way to start the day. At breakfast or after a workout, there’s never a bad time to enjoy a green smoothie. Spinach gives green smoothies their bright green colour. Spinach has been associated with strong bones and a healthy heart, as well as muscle growth. It’s one extremely healthy leafy vegetable!
Make your green smoothie your wayYou could follow this recipe or come up with your own variation. You could even replace the spinach with its healthy cousin, kale, or swap a banana for a mango. There are countless combinations for you to explore.
If you’ve got a taste for other green recipes, have a look at our smoothie bowl!
|100 g||fresh spinach|
|1||orange only juice|
Put all the ingredients in a blender (or a bowl if you’re using a hand blender) and add freshly squeezed orange juice.
Blend all together until smooth and creamy.
|Ingredients||bananas, fresh spinach, orange, strawberries, water|
|Special Diets||free from celery, free from sesame, gluten-free, lupin-free, mustard-free, no-added oil, no-added sugar, nut-free, peanut-free, raw foods, soy-free, sulphite-free, whole foods|
|Difficulty||level 1 (easy)|
|Cooking time||< 15 minutes|
|Season||autumn, spring, summer, winter|
|Number ingredients||5-10 ingredients|
|Type of dish||smoothie|
|Others||child friendly, supermarket friendly|