Quick Smoothie Tip of the Day

Smoothies
One of my favorite ways to bulk up and balance out my smoothies is to add spinach! Yes you heard me correctly :) For anyone who hates eating their vegetables, this is the perfect way to sneak in an extra daily serving without even noticing!

Just a warning: Your smoothie will turn green, but the good news is you can’t taste the spinach at all. Promise!

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Fruit smoothies are one of my favorite things to make—they’re quick, easy, portable, and filled with healthy antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. My one complaint is that the high sugar/carb content (good sugars + carbs from fruit so don’t worry!) tends to leave me starving only an hour later.

By adding spinach, I’m getting the increased fiber and water-filled veggies to keep me feeling fuller longer, plus my smoothies are now SUPERCHARGED with Vitamin K, A, manganese, folate, iron, magnesium, Vitamin C, E, calcium…the list goes on and on.

Here’s one way to enjoy a green smoothie, but remember, you can get creative with any ingredients you like!!

Simply Savor Green Envy Smoothie

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Ingredients:

-lots of spinach (2-3 handfuls)

-1/2 skim milk

-1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt

-1/2 banana

-12 cup blueberries

-2 packets Stevia (or sweetener of choice)

-Lots of ice

-Topped with plum slices

Combine ingredients in blender and enjoy!