If you like greenie coladas...
OK, so maybe those aren't the words to the song, BUT it came to mind when I whipped up a green smoothie for myself this past Monday. In an attempt to use what I've got in the kitchen, I tried to make something new that would help me fill up on some greens. Let's just say I'm a little over the salads these days and I'm finding it increasingly difficult to chew on more rabbit food.
SO, what better way to eat your greens than in fun smoothie form, am I right? Here's your Greenie Colada Smoothie breakdown:
- 1 cup of spinach
- 1/2 ripe banana
- 1/2 cup of pineapple (add a couple extra chunks in if you'd like)
- Dash of cinnamon
- 1/2 - 3/4 cup of Coconut water
- 1/2 - 1 tbl spn of ground flax
Blend water and spinach together first then add rest of ingredients. Once smooth, pour into festive glass, add umbrella, and sip while singing "If you like greenie coladas..." That's probably the most important part of the whole process.
Feel free to use frozen banana and pineapple for a thicker smoothie experience. I always have frozen bananas on hand and during the summer I like to buy pineapples, chop them up and freeze the cubes for smoothies later.
What's your favorite smoothie?