The Urban Clinic Green Smoothie

August 15 is International Green Smoothie Day! Incorporating greens into your smoothies are a great way to boost micro-nutrient intake. This is a very easy smoothie that doesn’t require much effort or fancy ingredients. Recipe credit goes to Mom!

greensmothie1 c. unsweetened almond milk
A couple of ice cubes
1/2 small banana
A few chunks of fresh pineapple or any other fruit (for sweetness to mask the taste of the greens)
2 handfuls of spinach
1 small handful of parsley

1) Blend above ingredients for a basic smoothie

Optional:

2) Add flax seed or oil, wheat germ, nutritional yeast, and/or 1 scoop of unflavored protein powder

Serves 1. Double ingredients for 2 people.

Image: dredatong.com

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