Clean green smoothie

Green smoothie

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Prep: 5 mins No cook

Easy

Serves 1

This sweet smoothie packs in plenty of nutritious ingredients, such as spinach, flaxseeds and banana, with an optional spoonful of maca powder for a natural energy boost

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal329
  • fat15g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs36g
  • sugars33g
  • fibre8g
  • protein8g
  • salt0.4g
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Ingredients

  • 250ml milk of your choice (we used unsweetened almond milk)

    Milk

    mill-k

    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 1 tsp maca powder (optional)
  • pinch ground cinnamon
  • 1 medjool date, stoned
  • 1 small ripe banana
    Banana

    Banana

    bah-nah-nah

    Probably the best known, most popular tropical fruit, their name probably derives from the…

  • handful cavolo nero or spinach
    Cavolo nero

    Cavolo nero

    ca-voll-oh nee-ro

    A loose-leafed cabbage from Tuscany, Italy. The leaves are a very dark green, almost black,…

  • 1 tbsp almond butter

Method

  1. Pour the milk into a high-speed blender then add the ground flaxseed, maca powder (if using) and the cinnamon. Add the remaining ingredients then blitz until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.

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JimsDinners1956
31st Mar, 2017
Green is for go!
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thebestgreenjuice
17th Aug, 2016
Highly recommended. The energy from the banana and slow release caffeine from the maca make this a great smoothie to have before exercise.
somcdonald
9th Sep, 2015
Absolutely delicious!
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