The best green smoothie with frozen banana, peanut butter and baby spinach. If you’re new to green smoothies this is the perfect recipe to start with.
If the thought of drinking kale, spinach, collard greens and swiss chard makes you cringe, please don’t leave just yet! I promise that you can create green smoothies that actually taste good and they’ll make you feel good too!
To be honest, I’ve always liked green smoothies, but never tried drinking them on a regular basis until recently.
And it’s been amazing!
I’ve made a a bunch of different green smoothies over the past two weeks and I’ve been feeling awesome.
It makes sense considering leafy greens are one of the most nutritious foods you can eat. It’s one of the reasons I love incorporating one large salad a day, but putting greens in your smoothie is such an easy way to pack a lot of greens into one meal.
Benefits of Eating Dark Leafy Greens
Greens are high in calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium, phosphorous, zinc and vitamins A, C, E and K. They are crammed with fiber, folic acid, chlorophyll and many other micronutrients and phytochemicals. The benefits of leafy greens are amazing. Here are a few:
Strengthened immune system
Promotion of healthy intestinal flora
Promotion of subtle, light and flexible energy
Lifted spirit and elimination of depression
Improved liver, gall bladder and kidney function
Cleared congestion, especially in lungs by reducing mucus
Getting Started with Green Smoothies
Baby spinach has a mild flavor and is a great place to start!…