a go-to green smoothie

Still can’t get yourself to try out a green smoothie?

This recipe is a great start for those who are still not quite sure about drinking a green-colored drink.  I based it off a green smoothie I love to buy at a café down the street.

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I call this my go-to green smoothie because I seriously make it almost every day during the week. 

It is simple enough to whip up in a magic bullet in less than 5 minutes.

The coconut water makes this refreshing and light, but I put enough good stuff in it to serve as your morning or mid-day meal.

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If I don’t have coconut water, I just use skim milk. And it’s great with a few fresh mint leaves blended in.

So, I hope you all give it a try!  Whether you are a green smoothie fan or not, I think you will be a fan of this one.

A Daily Green Smoothie

makes 1 serving

  • 1 banana
  • 1 heaping handful of fresh spinach leaves
  • 2/3 cup natural coconut water
  • ¼ cup cold water, more or less
  • dash of cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds or ground flax

Directions :

- Blend all ingredients for a few minutes. Pour in a mason jar and enjoy.

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When you don’t have time to make breakfast or you are on the go…

This will guarantee you are still able to give your body something good.