Back to Search

Simple Green Smoothie

Recipe Image
Simple Green Smoothie
Add To Favorites

Simple Green Smoothie
En Español

Fivestar Rating
(62 votes)
Recipe Total Cost
  • Makes: 2 Servings

Add kale or spinach to this fruit smoothie for a quick and delicious breakfast or snack. 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup kale or spinach
  • 1 banana, medium
  • 1 cup low fat milk (or optional coconut milk or almond milk)
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 apple, medium (cored and sliced)
  • 1 cup frozen fruit (all one fruit or a combination of mixed frozen fruit)
  • flax seeds, 1 Tablespoon (optional)
  • chia seeds, 1 Tablespoon (optional)

Directions

1. In a blender, blend the kale or spinach and the liquid of your choice.
2. Add in the rest of the ingredients, blending after each item.
3. Serve and enjoy, cold.
4. Reserve the leftover smoothie in the refrigerator for later in the day or the next day.
 

Notes

Consume within 24 hours.

Learn more about:
- Kale
- Bananas
- Apples

Source:

Northern Valley Catholic Social Service

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 299
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol N/A
Sodium 156 mg
Carbohydrates 56 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 38 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 13 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 454 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 1119 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 299
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Carbohydrates 56 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 38 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 13 g
Minerals
Calcium 454 mg
Potassium 1119 mg
Sodium 156 mg
Copper 659 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 83 mg
Phosphorus 363 mg
Selenium 10 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 263 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.5 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 242 mcg
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.6 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 56 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Fruits
2 cups
Vegetables
1/4 cups
Dairy
1 cup

Comments

  • Plain text

    • No HTML tags allowed.
    • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
    • Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically.
    • This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

    View our Comment Policy here.

    According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number. The valid OMB control number for this information collection is 0584-0624. The time required to complete this information will vary based upon one’s relationship to the resource being submitted. It is estimated to take 11 minutes to complete the entire survey. This includes time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Expiration date: 5/31/2021

To leave a recipe rating, please use the star rankings at the top of the page.
I used spinach, regular milk, vanilla yogurt, frozen red grapes & strawberries, and no seeds. Participants loved this, and could not taste the spinach. Fun color for youth groups.