Spooky Smoothie

Spooky Smoothie
Weelicious

I'll start off by saying that I'm pretty lucky to have kids who eat their greens. But even if I didn't, I think this Spooky Green Smoothie would be irresistible to them. If you have a kid who avoids eating his or her greens, this drink treat (just in time for Halloween) may just be the answer to your prayers.
On a vegetable nutrition ranking, spinach is way up at the top in terms of vitamin and mineral richness. Packed with vitamins K and A, magnesium, and folate — just to name just a few — there's no doubt why Popeye ate so much of the stuff. It gives this delicious drink a beautiful green color as well as a mild, sweet flavor that will surprise you. With the added (healthy) sweetness from banana and agave, this smoothie will be the perfect Hallo-WEE-n treat for your kids and their friends this holiday. My hope is that they like it so much, you'll be making it year-round!

4
Servings
158
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups milk
  • 2 large bananas
  • 1 Tablespoon honey or agave
  • 4 Cups fresh spinach, packed into the measuring cup

Directions

Place all the ingredients in a blender and puree on high for 1 minute until smooth. Serve.

Smoothie Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Smoothie Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
7%
Sugar
19g
N/A
Saturated Fat
2g
12%
Cholesterol
12mg
4%
Protein
5g
11%
Carbs
27g
9%
Vitamin A
199µg
22%
Vitamin B12
0.5µg
9.2%
Vitamin B6
0.4mg
17.7%
Vitamin C
14mg
24%
Vitamin D
2µg
N/A
Vitamin E
0.8mg
3.8%
Vitamin K
146µg
100%
Calcium
171mg
17%
Fiber
2g
10%
Folate (food)
78µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
78µg
20%
Iron
1mg
6%
Magnesium
54mg
14%
Monounsaturated
1g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.8mg
3.9%
Phosphorus
132mg
19%
Polyunsaturated
0.3g
N/A
Potassium
575mg
16%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
18.5%
Sodium
77mg
3%
Sugars, added
4g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
6.7%
Zinc
0.7mg
4.8%

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