What strikes your mind when we say Spinach? Green…Leafy…Essential…Just for salads..that’s it right? Oh yes, not to forget about how much it is a task to eat a LOT OF IT. It’s okay, we hear you. We all have been there and done that. But today we have a delicious way out. A way to drink up your spinach. A way to make yourself a wonderful day starter green smoothie that is packed with nutrients and filled with sweetness of fruits like kiwi, pineapple, banana & orange that you do not even need any added sweetener. The powerful combination of Greek yogurt and chia seeds give it a nice and creamy texture and helps you not taste any of that spinach or the leafy green remnant in this smoothie. It is just the perfect way to get that extra dosage of veggies in your daily breakfast. Keep the ingredients chopped a night before and you have this smoothie ready for you in just a matter of minutes. Try it to fall in love with spinach and all things green.
2 cups fresh baby spinach
1 cup sliced kiwi
1 banana, cut up
½ cup plain Greek yogurt
¼ cup chopped fresh pineapple
¼ cup fresh orange juice
2 Tbsp. chia seeds
1. In a blender, combine spinach, kiwi, banana, yogurt, pineapple, orange juice and chia seeds.
2. Cover and blend until nearly smooth, scraping sides of blender if necessary. Divide smoothie into two glasses and top with additional berries if desired.
Calories – 218, Fat – 5, Carbs – 40, Protein – 8
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