Craving a Shamrock Shake for St. Patrick’s Day, but with a few more nutrients? Try this Green Mountain green smoothie recipe from Robyn Priebe, our dietitian and healthy recipe guru:
2 packed cups baby spinach
1 orange, peeled
½ cup chopped pineapple
½ cup green grapes
1 tablespoon of lime juice
Ice cold water, as needed
Place all ingredients in a high power blender and blend until smooth. Serve immediately. Makes 2 servings.
Also, check out Robyn’s video on how to make a green smoothie and what kinds of ingredients go well together when making your own smoothies at home. To avoid bitterness, Robyn recommends a water-based smoothie featuring different greens and citrus fruit. (Email viewers, visit the blog to see the video.)
Have you made a green smoothie before? What are your go-to ingredients?