Berry Nutty Smoothie | GreenSmoothieGirl
Want a crazy-yummy way to “eat” your greens? Blend up my Berry Nutty Smoothie! By blending in steps, you can get the smooth greens along with a fun crunch that keeps your mouth wanting more. And in fact, studies show that chewing your spinach smoothies to keep it in your mouth for longer is actually incredibly beneficial, too!
Berry Nutty Smoothie
The addition of almonds to this berry green smoothie is sure to make your kids go nuts! It’s a creative way to get your family to “eat” their greens!
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 3 large handfuls spinach or mixed greens
- ½ cup frozen blueberries
- ½ cup frozen strawberries
- 1 banana
- ¼ cup almonds
- 1 scoop protein powder any flavor
- 1 TBS sprouted ground flax (or TriOmega)
In high-speed blender, blend almond milk and greens for 30 seconds. Add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.
If your kids get a kick out of crunchiness, add the almonds after you’ve blended the other ingredients. Pulse them just until they’re broken into small pieces. Then, demonstrate how this Berry Nutty Green Smoothie is just as “chewable” as it is sip-able.
[Related Recipe: Raw Maple Almond Cookie]
[Related Article: Why You Should Chew Your Green Smoothies]