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Raspberry Spinach Smoothie

This Raspberry Spinach Smoothie is loaded with simple, healthy ingredients. The combination of raspberry, spinach, banana, chia seeds and milk makes for a delicious green smoothie you can eat for a snack or make it an addition to breakfast. You could even add a scoop of your favorite protein powder to have it after a workout!

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How to Make a Raspberry Spinach Smoothie

This smoothie is simple to make! You will need:

  • Frozen raspberries
  • Frozen banana
  • 1 cup spinach- fresh or frozen (see notes below on freezing spinach)
  • Milk- either plant based milk or regular (your choice)
  • Chia seeds

Combine all of the ingredients into your blender and blend until smooth. To make this smoothie thicker add less milk or more banana. To make it thinner add more milk! Pour into a glass and enjoy.

ingredients for smoothie in a blender cup
Ingredients for Raspberry Spinach Smoothie in a blender cup ready to be blended.

Ingredient Benefits

Not only are smoothies easy to make but they can pack a punch when it comes to nutrition. The ingredients in this smoothie certainly fall into that category. Here is what you’re getting, plus more:

  • Spinach- this vegetable covers lots of bases including vitamins A, C, K1, folic acid and iron.
  • Raspberries- loaded with vitamin C which can help support a healthy immune system.
  • Chia Seeds- high in fiber and omega 3 fatty acids. These seeds that are high in healthy fats and fiber help keep you full longer.
  • Bananas- an excellent source of manganese and potassium.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I freeze bananas for a smoothie?

Check out this post to answer all of your questions regarding freezing bananas. There is ways to store them for baking and for smoothies. No longer waste your super ripe bananas!

Can I add protein powder to this recipe?

Absolutely! Protein powder will make a delicious addition to this recipe.

What kind of milk do I need to use to make a smoothie?

You can use any milk you prefer such as regular milk, almond milk, soy milk, oat milk, etc. If you aren’t a fan of milk go ahead and try coconut water!

My spinach goes bad so fast, can I freeze it?

Yes! You know those plastic containers the spinach usually comes in? Go ahead and put it just like that into the freezer! Then, grab what you need for your smoothies or even cook with it still. It will last so much longer and keep you from wasting it.

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picture of a raspberry spinach smoothie in a see through glass

Raspberry Spinach Smoothie

Yield: 1 serving
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This Raspberry Spinach Smoothie is loaded with simple, healthy ingredients. The combination of raspberry, spinach, banana, chia seeds and milk makes for a delicious snack or addition to breakfast. You could even add a scoop of your favorite protein powder to have it after a workout!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup frozen raspberries
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup milk (regular or plant based)
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Serve immediately.

Notes

Add a scoop of protein powder if desired.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 264Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 187mgCarbohydrates: 43gFiber: 16gSugar: 18gProtein: 13g

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