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Banana Spinach Smoothie
When banana and spinach, one of the best fruits and vegetables in their respective classes, are blended with fresh orange juice, a rejuvenating and refreshing banana spinach smoothie is born. The smoothie prepared with this recipe has more banana flavor than that of spinach because former has the stronger taste.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 1 serving
Ingredients:
2 cups Spinach, cleaned (approx. 1/2 small bunch)
1 fresh or frozen Banana, peeled and sliced
2 Oranges or 1/2 cup fresh Orange Juice or 1/2 cup Pineapple juice
2 Ice Cubes, optional
Directions:
  1. Clean the spinach and peel and slice the banana. Cut oranges into halves and squeeze out juice using citrus fruit juicer.
  2. First, pour orange juice in a blender jar.
  3. Add sliced banana and baby spinach.
  4. Add ice cubes and blend until smooth puree. Pour prepared smoothie into a serving glass and serve immediately to get maximum nutrients.
Tips and Variations:
  • In this recipe no sugar or honey is added to prepare the green spinach and banana smoothie for weight loss. However, if you want more sweet taste, add 1-2 teaspoons honey.
  • If your taste buds are not accustomed to tart taste of raw spinach, then use less amount of it initially and then slowly work your way up.
Taste: Sweet taste of banana and orange with mild tart flavor of spinach.
Serving Ideas: Serve it in breakfast to start your day on a healthy and energetic note.

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