I find green smoothies are a super quick and easy way to get large amounts of fruits and leafy greens into my family’s diet. My toddler loves his morning smoothies and I love that they are tasty and filled with good-for-you ingredients!
Here are my secrets for creating the best green smoothies for your family. Children LOVE these and they are super easy to make.
The best green smoothie ratio:
- 2 cups leafy greens: spinach, kale, swiss chard, romaine, etc.
- 2 cups liquid base: water, almond milk, coconut milk ( we always use almond milk)
- 3 cups of ripe fruit: bananas, peach, apple, pineapple, avocado, berries, grapes.
- (Tip: use at least one frozen fruit to chill the smoothie, I keep frozen bananas in my freezer and use one a day for our morning smoothie. Bananas also add creaminess to the smoothie – peel them before storing)
Add the liquid base to the blender, then the fruits and top it with the greens. Blend well and serve!
You can also boost your green smoothie with a super-food. We love using chia seeds, hemp seeds or even almond butter!
What I love the most about green smoothies is that the sweetness of the fruit blends makes them taste delicious, you don’t really taste the greens.
Are you a green smoothie fan? What’s your favorite recipe?
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