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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 233.9
  • Total Fat: 1.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 63.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 55.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.4 g
  • Protein: 5.2 g

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Goin' Green Smoothie

Submitted by: KRAVMAGAGIRL
Goin' Green Smoothie

Introduction

With the strong flavor of orange and strawberries, combined with creamy banana and a surprisingly smooth taste from spinach, you get at least 2.5 servings of fruit & veggies! Pretty awesome.. With the strong flavor of orange and strawberries, combined with creamy banana and a surprisingly smooth taste from spinach, you get at least 2.5 servings of fruit & veggies! Pretty awesome..
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    up to 2.5 cups spinach leaves
    1 medium banana
    7 good sized strawberries
    up to 3/4 cup orange juice

Directions

Put everything in a blender and blend until no more bits of spinach leaf are whirling around. If you want, you can blend the spinach and orange juice together first to make this faster!

Makes about 2 cups.

I like to freeze this in ice-cube trays and dump it in a 'to go' cup for a quick breakfast on the way to work.

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PESCETARIAN.






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  • Very Good
    39 of 39 people found this review helpful
    I really like this recipe. Quick tip: Sometimes I buy a lot of strawberries on sale. So, that they don't go bad(which they quickly do) I blend them and freeze them in small individual containers and when I want to make this recipe I have frozen, no sugar added, strawberries. - 3/6/10

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  • Incredible!
    16 of 17 people found this review helpful
    THANKS! I have this in my favorites. My girls saw me make this as my after workout snack, and they wanted one after taking a sip. Now, they are asking to have one everyday. They dubbed these, "Incredible Hulk Shakes"... What a great way to get spinach in my kids! THANK YOU! Very filling, too! - 8/27/08

    Reply from KRAVMAGAGIRL (9/2/08)
    Awww! Glad I could be of help! I love the idea of the "Incredible Hulk Shake" - I'll have to remember that!


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  • Incredible!
    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
    This is so delicious! I accidently created a makeover recipe of it on here when I tried to figure out my nutritional info. The only thing I did differently to this great recipe was to add 2 tbsp of ground flaxseed. Yummy! - 1/13/12

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  • Very Good
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Made something similar this morning. For those who don't think it's filling, you might try adding some oats to the recipe. - 3/27/11

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  • Very Good
    10 of 11 people found this review helpful
    I wasn't too sure about this, but it was yummy. I used 1/2 cup frozen strawberries and 1/2 cup frozen mixed berries and this upped the fiber and antioxidants. Because of the berries, mine wasn't green but this awful purply color with green specks. It looks gross but don't be deceived it's yummy! - 1/23/11

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  • Incredible!
    10 of 11 people found this review helpful
    I've been making this every morning for about a week and it's AWESOME! I was a little worried about the spinach situation, but you really really can't taste it at all (and this is coming from a reformed super picky eater). Delish! Thanks :) - 3/29/10

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  • 5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I have been doing a green smoothie challenge since 1/2/09 and let me tell you I noticed a difference and the smoothie is good. I use 2 types of green--mostly spinach and either kale(good), swiss chard(good) or collard greens (have not tried but have the item). The color is weird but oh so good. - 1/10/09

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This was a great recipe! My 2 year old loved it and so did my 6yr old(who informed me she wasn't drinking it because she saw spinach on the counter) will make again! - 3/28/10

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  • 4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    awesome. i love spinach and am always trying to find a way to get it into my kids. never thought of putting it into a smoothie. thanks for sharing! - 3/20/10

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Tastes very good...but not very filling for me :(
    I think I'll stick to solid foods but thanks for submitting this recipe :)
    - 9/29/08

    Reply from KRAVMAGAGIRL (9/30/08)
    My mom says the same thing! If you want you can try eating a handful of almonds (or other nuts) with it. The fats and protein from the nuts can help you feel fuller longer! Also you get the satisfaction of chewing something - which can help!


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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I love this! To cut back a few calories I only used .5 C of OJ and a whole small frozen banana (I always have these sliced and on hand for my protein smoothies), and 100 grams of frozen peaches as I had no strawberries. I then added ice cubes (until desired consistency). Healthy Icee! - 6/10/12

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    OMG you can't taste the spinach at all! I upped the spinach to 3 cups and the OJ to 1 cup and it was amazing. This is coming from a girl who hates her beggies - 9/12/10

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    this is sooo good! You can't taste the spinach. For those who think it is not filling enough, you may just need to make more. my friend and I drink a large 32 oz. one through out the morning and I am satisfied until lunch. - 7/24/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Used a frozen banana and some frozen strawberries, added a handful of kale too (as I need to use it up) = turned out thick :) was very good! - 11/23/12

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I was very skeptical, but it seemed so weird I had to try it! Plus, I'm recovering from a magnesium deficiency (spinach is a beautiful thing) and am tired of salads, almonds, et al. I made a half recipe as a snack and added some natural peanut butter for protein & healthy fat. - 8/8/12

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I just tried this smoothie for the first time, I used frozen strawberries and blueberries! Excellent!!!! - 4/11/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Tried it with blueberries instead. Sooo good! - 2/4/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe! Just make sure to blend well. - 1/16/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is excellent, its really worth a try.. the color get you a bit, but the energy from the drink is truly phenomenal. Great Job OP!!! - 8/29/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I've just discovered green smoothies and this one is great! Its a nice 'on the run breakfast' or anytime snack and an easy way to get in some fruit & veg servings! - 1/6/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Despite the weird color, this smoothie tastes awesome! You can't taste the spinach at all! - 9/27/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    this was tasty! i totally think my boys would love this, too. i figure this equals to 2 vegetables and 2 fruits! lotta bang for the buck! :) - 9/24/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    These are amazing! It's so nice to find a smoothie recipe that is milk-free and still tastes great. - 1/4/12

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very tasty! Great way to get those fruits and veggies. - 2/22/09

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I chug a smoothie every day before I have to run and take my hubby to PT (he's Army) at 0430. This'll be great to try! I like to alternate sips (time permitting) with Quaker Oatmeal Squares box cereal. The cinnamon flavor is the best :) - 9/30/08

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