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Spring Green Smoothie

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As the seasons transition and the weather warms, embrace the rejuvenating essence of spring with our nourishing and revitalizing Spring Green Smoothie. Crafted with a medley of fresh, nutrient-rich ingredients, this smoothie is a refreshing delight for the senses and a powerhouse of health benefits to invigorate your body and mind.

At the heart of this vibrant concoction are fresh spinach leaves and kale, renowned for their abundant reserves of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Spinach, a verdant symbol of vitality, offers an ample supply of iron for energy production and folate for cellular repair and growth. Kale, celebrated as a superfood, contributes a bounty of vitamin K for bone health and vitamin A for vision and immune support. Together, these leafy greens form the foundation of our smoothie, infusing it with essential nutrients to fuel your day.

To add a creamy texture and natural sweetness, we incorporate a frozen banana, which not only lends a luscious consistency but also supplies potassium for heart health and fibre for digestive regularity. Paired with the tropical tang of pineapple chunks, bursting with immune-boosting vitamin C and digestive enzymes, this combination tantalizes the taste buds while nourishing the body from within.

For an extra burst of freshness and zest, we include green apple, providing a crisp and invigorating flavour profile and a dose of soluble fibre to support gut health and regulate blood sugar levels. Freshly squeezed lemon juice adds a vibrant citrus kick and aids in alkalizing the body and enhancing detoxification processes.

To achieve a smooth and hydrating base, we blend our greens and fruits with a combination of unsweetened plant milk and coconut water. Plant milk offers a creamy texture without added sugars, while coconut water replenishes electrolytes and provides essential hydration, perfect for replenishing fluids lost during warmer days.

To elevate the nutritional content further, we sprinkle chia or linseed (flaxseed), rich in omega-3 fatty acids and fibre, promoting heart health, reducing inflammation, and supporting digestive regularity. Finally, a handful of ice cubes adds a refreshing chill, ensuring each sip is a cool and soothing experience, ideal for enjoying a balmy spring afternoon.

Our Spring Green Smoothie is more than just a refreshing beverage—it’s a vibrant celebration of health and vitality, brimming with essential nutrients to nourish your body and uplift your spirit. With each sip, you’ll feel rejuvenated, energized, and ready to embrace the beauty of the season ahead. Cheers to vibrant health and the joys of spring!

Spring Green Smoothie

Catherine BarclayCatherine Barclay
Embrace the vibrant flavours of spring with our refreshing Spring Green Smoothie—a delightful blend of fresh spinach, kale, and green apple, complemented by the tropical sweetness of pineapple and the creaminess of frozen banana.
Savour the zingy zest of lemon juice as it brightens each sip, while the combination of unsweetened almond milk and hydrating coconut water provides a smooth and nourishing base. For an added nutritional boost, we've included chia or linseed (flaxseed), rich in omega-3 fatty acids and fiber, promoting digestive health and satiety.
Serve over ice for an invigorating pick-me-up, perfect for enjoying as the weather warms and nature blooms around you.
Refresh, revitalize, and rejoice in the rejuvenating essence of spring with every sip of our Spring Green Smoothie.
Course Drinks
Servings 2 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup fresh spinach leaves
  • ½ cup kale chopped and stems removed
  • ½ banana frozen for creaminess
  • ½ green apple cored and roughly chopped
  • ½ lemon juiced
  • ½ cup unsweetened plant milk
  • ½ cup coconut water
  • 1 tbsp chia or linseed (flaxseed)
  • ice cubes as needed

Instructions
 

  • Make sure your banana is peeled and frozen ahead of time
  • First, blend the greens. Pour in the plant milk and coconut water to help with blending.
  • Add in the fruit and lemon juice. Blend to mix.
  • Finish with the seeds. Blend all the ingredients until you achieve a smooth and creamy consistency. If the mixture is too thick, you can add more plant milk and/or coconut water
Keyword plant-based, smoothie, vegan, wfpb
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Catherine Barclay
Catherine Barclay
Normally you might find me behind the coding of our sites but over the years I have become much more concerned about what has been happening in the kitchen as well - families do that for all of us don't they? Background experience is in Account Management and Web Development but as my passion has grown for WFPB so has my desire to speak out.
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