mmmm... green smoothie...

Sunday, May 06, 2012

Yeah, it looks a little scary...
But yesterday I wanted to try it out as an afternoon snack.

This recipe called for spinach, strawberries, banana, and orange juice.I was a little nervous about that combo, but I have tried many a strange new thing when exploring healthy eating! I didn't have orange juice, so I subbed a couple of clementines and half a cup of water. After blending, I have to admit I was a bit hesitant to drink this!

But actually it was quite tasty!

Here is what my 10 year old thought of "the Incredible Hulk Drink" after making a hideous face when he saw the strange green stuff in his cup:

Yep, every drop was gone!

I think it would have tasted a little sweeter with actual orange juice, but otherwise, I will be serving this at snack time again!

Here is the link to the SP recipe if you want to try it yourself:

By The Way: the "incredible Hulk" name came from a comment under the recipe, I thought it was a great way to think of this smoothie!
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    I WANT to like Green Smoothies, but I haven't found one that I like. This recipe sounds delicious, and with Your Son's endorsement I think I will try this as soon as I get to the store for some Orange Juice.
    Maybe sub some Naval Oranges? emoticon
    2543 days ago
    I'm not really into smoothies myself but my kids love them. Good way to cheat in a couple of fruit and veggies into their diet.
    2544 days ago
    loooove green smoothies, just forgot about them for a while. thanks for the reminder emoticon
    2544 days ago
    Looks good. I think I need to try one!
    2544 days ago
    I almost didn't make it past the first photo. Glad I did. I might try it sometime.

    I'm not much into smoothies so it might be a while.
    2545 days ago
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