Not a fan of spinach? Or perhaps you haven’t had this leafy green yet. Well, now is the time to add it to your daily diet.
There are several ways to eat spinach. You can stir-fry it with lots of garlic, roll it up in pasta, add to your pesto sauce, blend into your soup, or pair it with cheese. But there is another fabulous way to consume this healthy vegetable, and that is to make a smoothie with it. Wait, what? Smoothie? Yeppers! 🙂
Aside from kale and some fruits, spinach is popular when it comes to the so-called green smoothies. With just a few ingredients, you can have a very healthy smoothie. You won’t even taste the spinach in it, but you’ll definitely get all the nutrients that this healthy green has.
Spinach smoothie is great for beginners because the taste is so mild. Like what we have said, anyone who hasn’t seen how it’s made will never guess that spinach is one of the main ingredients. In general, this type of drink tastes like a mild, tropical smoothie. And, no, you don’t need fancy ingredients.
Intrigued? Try this recipe:Print
Spinach plus fruit juice and non-dairy milk equals…..yummy and healthy smoothie! It’s a light tropical fruit-flavored smoothie that you’ll never forget.
2 handfuls of fresh baby spinach
1 mango (fresh or frozen
500 ml non-dairy milk
- Put all the ingredients in a powerful blender.
- Blend until smooth.
If you have leftover, you can freeze it and have it for dessert the following day.
- Method: Blending
Very easy, right? In just 5 minutes, you can share a very healthy smoothie with your family members!
Why Use Spinach?
First of all, spinach is a green leaf, and it’s going to be easy on your blender. That’s one reason why this type of smoothie is so easy to pull together. All you have to do is to combine all the ingredients and blend until smooth. That’s it!
Second, spinach has a mild taste, and this what makes it quite versatile. It can be blended with a number of fruits like avocados, bananas, pears, apples, mangoes, pineapples, cherries, strawberries, blueberries, and so on. You can also mix some healthy fats as well as protein powder to boost the nutritional value.
What Can Spinach Do for You?
Just like other leafy greens, your body will benefit big time from spinach. It is loaded with vitamins A, C, and K. It also contains calcium, iron, and lots of fiber, which makes it really useful when it comes to those people who are trying to get slimmer.
Since spinach is an excellent source of vitamin K, it can help strengthen your bones. It can also boost your immune system as well as your eyesight. Consuming this vegetable can promote heart health and keep your body energized too. So, yes, you can have spinach smoothies as many times in a week as you want.
Spinach smoothie is another drink that you can have if you want to try something different and healthy. Even if you are on a strict diet, you can add this recipe to your list. You can even add more fruits to it. And as long as you are using non-dairy milk, you should be good.