Don’t go to Jamba Juice and drop five bucks on some sugary frap crap. Stay home, save your money, and ramp up your immune system with this Green Powerhouse Summer Smoothie.
We all know spinach, kale, pineapple, mango and banana are powerhouses on their own. But, combine them and you have one kick ass concoction. Check this out!
Spinach is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), manganese, folate, magnesium, iron, copper, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin E, calcium, potassium and vitamin C. Additionally, it’s a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, niacin, pantothenic acid and selenium.
Kale can help boost wellbeing and prevent a range of health problems. It contains fiber, antioxidants, calcium, and vitamin K. And, it’s also a good source of vitamin C and iron.
Bananas are rich in fiber, antioxidants and several nutrients. And, they help to moderate blood sugar levels, aid in digestion, support heart health and a great food to consume while exercising.
Eating your greens has never been so easy or delicious. This smoothie is:
Full of antioxidants
Quick & easy to make
This Green Powerhouse Summer Smoothie is great for a quick breakfast, snack or just something to chill with on a hot day.
Ramp up your immune system with this Green Powerhouse Summer Smoothie. It’s loaded with kale, spinach, pineapple, mango and banana. Full of antioxidants and other vitamins and minerals. Perfect for a quick breakfast, snack or just chill with on a hot day.
- 1 cup raw spinach
- 1 cup raw kale
- 1 cup pineapple (fresh or frozen)
- 1 cup mango (fresh or frozen)
- 1 banana
- 1 1/2 – 2 cups water
- Start by adding greens to the blender first, this helps the blending process.
- Add pineapple, mango, banana and water.
- Blend until smooth.
- For thicker smoothie use less water; for thinner consistency use a little more.
- Calories: 163
- Sugar: 26.7
- Sodium: 29
- Fat: 0.7
- Saturated Fat: 0.2
- Trans Fat: 0
- Carbohydrates: 40.7
- Fiber: 4.8
- Protein: 3.2
- Cholesterol: 0