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Healthy Boost: Super-Infused Smoothie

This smoothie recipe from Food Mood Girl Lindsey Smith proves that an old favorite recipe is a perfect nutritious pick-me-up snack.

Even though smoothies aren’t necessarily groundbreaking, they are a quick and easy way to pack nutrients into one simple drink.

This super-infused smoothie is packed with greens, antioxidants, fiber, and protein. It makes for an energizing breakfast or a mid-day pick me up.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Banana
  • Handful of spinach
  • ¼ cup of fresh or frozen pineapple
  • 1 Tablespoon peanut butter
  • 1 Tablespoon Chia seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon raw cacao
  • ½ cup water or almond milk

Directions:

1. Blend all ingredients and enjoy!

Debi Mikolowsky September 27, 2012 at 04:41 PM
Hey Lindsey!! I need to avoid bananas. Would avocado be a good substitute?
Lindsey S September 27, 2012 at 04:49 PM
Yes mam! :) Bananas essentially add the sweetness and consistency. But you could substitute with avocados to get the consistency :) OR you could even do without but the consistency will be a little thinner!
Erin Faulk September 27, 2012 at 05:02 PM
Thanks, Lindsey!

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