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Green Smoothie

This Green Smoothie is a nutritional powerhouse filled with spinach, avocado, pineapple, chia seeds and almond milk to help give more energy!
Course Beverages
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 330kcal
Author Yumna Jawad

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups almond milk
  • 2 cups spinach
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks frozen
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds

Instructions

  • Place all the ingredients in a blender in the order of appearance.
  • Blend the ingredients in a high-speed blender for 2-3 minutes until you get a smooth and creamy texture.
  • Taste the smoothie, adding more almond milk if it is too thick or adding a sweetener of choice if it's not sweet enough for you.
  • Pour into a cup or mason jar. Enjoy cold immediately, or store in fridge for up to 24 hours.

Notes

Storage: Store any leftovers in an airtight mason jar. It will stay fresh for up to 24 hours. But ideally, it's best to consume immediately after making
Substitutes: For best results, follow the recipe as is. However here are some common substitutes that would work well in this recipe.
  • Instead of almond milk, you can use any other plant-based milk to keep this vegan, or use regular or 2% milk
  • Other leafy greens work well in place of spinach. Some popular ones are kale, collard greens or romaine lettuce.
  • To replace the pineapple, you can use one cup of any chopped fruit. To keep the bright green color, I recommend banana, mango, pear, kiwi or green apples.
Nutrition: Please note that the nutrition label provided is an estimate based on an online nutrition calculator. It will vary based on the specific ingredients you use. 

Nutrition

Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 437mg | Potassium: 786mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 3030IU | Vitamin C: 40.1mg | Calcium: 494mg | Iron: 2.3mg