A green smoothie recipe for beginners and aficionados alike, full of lush tropical flavors.
If you’re teetering on the edge of the green smoothie swimming pool, curious to dip a toe in but not yet convinced, this is the green smoothie for you. As the name suggests, it’s a mellow, entry level substance that may lead to a future risk of consuming more hardcore versions of blended greens. It’s easy to make and easy to like. Low-risk, potentially big reward. C’mon, jump in! Get the recipe below, and read the full post here on Serious Eats.
Talk to you soon.
Gateway Green Smoothie: A Beginner's Green Smoothie Recipe
If you're new to—or slightly suspicious of—green smoothies, this recipe is the place to start. It's easy to like and every bit as friendly as befits someone from the tropics. And if you're a green smoothie aficionado, you'll love it too!
- 1 frozen banana, peeled
- 1 cup diced fresh pineapple
- Flesh of 1 medium mango
- 2 packed cups baby spinach or sorrel
- 1 tablespoon ground flax seed
- 1 teaspoon extra-virgin coconut oil
- 1/4 cup protein powder (optional)
- 1/2 cup water