I have so many people ask me how to make a green smoothie. It’s really not all that hard. You just need to make sure you have all the ingredients on hand. Spinach being the key ingredient. 
Don’t cringe.

Spinach is actually really good for you!!! 
Spinach is loaded with vitamins, minerals and is a good source of iron. Did you know spinach offers you almost twice as much fiber in comparison to other greens? Spinach is also an excellent source of beta-carotene, a powerful disease fighting anti-oxidant. So the next time you cringe at the word spinach and  think gross… Remember it really isn’t! It has so many wonderful health benefits for you! For that reason…. I love adding in a handful or two of spinach to some of my favorite smoothies. 
I’ve noticed that green smoothies play an important role in improving my health, energy levels and overall mood. Green smoothies are a yummy, nutritious and healthy addition to any diet.

Green Apple-Strawberry Smoothie
1 cup of ice
1 handful spinach
1 banana
5 strawberries
1 apple
1/2 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
1/2 coconut water or apple juice

Add ice to the blender first followed by fruits and spinach. Top with yogurt and fluid.
Blend until smooth.
Serve and enjoy!


3 Comments on Thirsty Thursday: Green Apple-Strawberry Smoothie

  1. Just Us Girls
    September 6, 2012 at 2:21 pm (5 years ago)

    I love Spinach! And this sounds super yummy!

  2. Victoria Ess
    March 1, 2013 at 2:49 pm (5 years ago)

    I make green smoothies daily and I find them delicious! I usually add a handful of parsley, if you want to give that a try!


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