Saturday, March 5, 2011

A Great Green Smoothie!

I am pretty sure that when I say I have a hard time getting my kids to eat their green vegetables, I am not alone!  Am I right?  Heck, I have a hard time eating mine!  So, what is the answer? Maybe a green smoothie?!  That is the answer in this house!  My kids LOVE these smoothies! Not only are they getting great benefits from the veggies, but the protein in the shake and vitamins are priceless!  There are a lot of 'green' recipes out there, but this one that we can't live without at our house!  ENJOY!
2 huge handfuls of spinach (the more the better)
1 banana
1/2 cup blueberries
1 green apple
3 stalks of celery
1 cup of Greek nonfat yogurt
1/2- 1 cup of your favorite flavor of Crystal light (we like orange sunrise)
1/2 cup ice
OR... Add or subtract whatever your heart desires!
Place everything in a blender and mix until you reach your perfect smoothie! 

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I'll try it this weekend !

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