Fresh Green Spinach Smoothie

March 30, 2021

A smoothie recipe that will help you start the day healthy and energetic: Spinach Smoothie! Green Smoothie, which is the combination of satisfying and easily prepared fruits such as banana and pineapple, is just for those who do not have time to make breakfast!

If you're working hard or need something to give energy during the day, the Banana Spinach Smoothie can be a great choice. This easy-to-prepare recipe keeps you full thanks to its rich fiber, protein and mineral content. It both prevents you from overeating and makes you feel fit all day long thanks to its healthy content.

This delicious drink, prepared in minutes, also provides the energy you need after your workout. It's easy to turn this smoothie drink into a Vegan and Keto-friendly recipe with spinach and various fruit combinations.

If you haven't tried a Green Smoothie before and you doubt its taste, try this smoothie recipe made in 5 minutes. You can consume this healthy drink after sports or at any time of the day. Bon Appetit.

Spinach SmoothiePhoto By Canva
Taste Score: %90
Difficulty Easy
Servings 1 people
Preparation 10 mins
Cooking 0 mins
Total 10 mins

Tips

  • Use frozen fruit and vegetables. This gives the smoothie a more dense and creamy consistency.
  • When preparing the smoothie, mix the spinach and milk in the blender. This will cause the vegetable pieces to be crushed thoroughly. Then add the ingredients like fruit and chia seeds.
  • You can choose coconut milk, almond milk or any other type of milk in the recipe.
  • If you want to thicken the smoothie consistency, you can add avocado.
  • If you want the smoothie consistency more watery, you can use water instead of milk.
  • To make a Vegan Spinach Smoothie, use coconut milk, almond milk, or soy milk in the recipe.
  • Use frozen fruit for a creamy smoothie consistency. It will also ensure that your drink is cold.
  • Add pineapple and orange juice to increase the fruit flavor.
  • If you want to sweeten the smoothie, you can add honey, maple syrup or date.
  • You can add fresh and pleasant aroma to the recipe by adding ingredients such as fresh ginger, green tea and green apple.
  • You can serve it with chopped almonds, nutmeg, raspberries or granola.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Add liquid ingredients to the food processor and mix all.
  2. Add the frozen spinach to the processor. Blend the milk and spinach. If you are using fresh spinach, wash it thoroughly first. Then leave it in the freezer for a while, before using it.
  3. Then combine the yogurt and frozen bananas with spinach mixture. Mix them until they get a creamy consistency.
  4. Add honey to the smoothie mix to sweeten it. Mix on low speed for one last time.
  5. Sprinkle with coconut grater or chia seeds and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Spinach Smoothie
Serves 1
Amount Per Serving
Calories615
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 7 mg2.3%
Sodium 178 mg7.7%
Potassium 1953 mg41.6%
Protein 14.9 g29.8%
Total Fat 31.2 g40%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

What Is Green Smoothie?

Green Smoothie are drinks that use green leafy vegetables as a base. The most preferred leafy greens are spinach and kale. In addition, ingredients such as fruit, milk and greek yogurt can be added to the green smoothie.

Is A Green Smoothie Good For You?

Green smoothie has a high protein and fiber content. It can be consumed as a healthy and filling breakfast or as a snack.

It is prepared with vegetables and fruits that are rich in vitamins and minerals. Greens such as spinach and kale in this delicious drink help strengthen the immune system. It gives energy. It contains minerals that help digestion. It helps to burn the fat in the abdominal area. Fruit, honey or maple syrup is used as a natural sweetener. It has a low sugar content.

Is Spinach Healthy In A Smoothie? Spinach is a highly nutritious vegetable in its raw, cooked or boiled form. It increases immunity with its high antioxidant content. It refreshes the skin. When added to smoothies, the taste of spinach in the smoothie is incomprehensible.

How to Make Spinach Smoothie Recipe?

When preparing Spinach Smoothie, choose frozen fruits and vegetables. First, mix the liquid ingredients and greens. You can use baby spinach for smoothies. Then add fruit, yogurt and sweetener.

For the Vegan Spinach Smoothie Recipe, use peanut butter instead of yogurt. Make a vegan green smoothie with banana, spinach and unsweetened soy milk (coconut milk, oat milk, or water).

For the Keto Spinach Smoothie Recipe, use coconut milk, avocado, and ice instead of high calorie foods like banana and yogurt. Use sugar-free maple syrup instead of honey as a sweetener.

How To Store Green Smoothie With Spinach?

How long will green spinach smoothie last in the fridge? The best time to consume smoothies is right after preparation. However, it can be stored in an airtight jar in the refrigerator for 1-2 days. In the freezer, it will last up to 2-3 months. If you want your smoothie recipe to stay fresh longer, you can extend the shelf life by adding lemon juice in it.

How To Freeze Spinach For Smoothies?

Can You Freeze Spinach For Smoothies? One way to freeze spinach leaves is to put them into ice cubes. To do this, wash the leaves well. Then blend it and make it liquid. Pour into ice molds. Leave it in the freezer.

You can freeze the spinach as a whole if you want. To do this, first wash the spinach leaves thoroughly. Dry with towel paper. Then put them in airtight freezer bags. Leave in the freezer.

Do I Need To Cook The Spinach Before Freezing? No. You can freeze it fresh directly and add it to the smoothie.

Can You Use Frozen Spinach In Smoothies? Yes. The nutritional value of frozen spinach is not lost. Also, frozen food helps you get a better consistency when making smoothies.

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