Rating5/5 (from 1 ratings)5
YieldMakes about 18 ounces, so one big 16 oz smoothie plus a little leftover, or 2 9oz servings
1 cup water
3 cup fresh spinach
½ cup blueberries, frozen
4 strawberries, tops removed, frozen
1 tablespoon ground flax seeds
1 teaspoon raw honey or agave nectar
1 dash ginger, ground, or 1/4 tsp chopped for actual raw
1 dash allspice, ground (so not technically raw...)
4 ice cubes, optional
Put spinach and water in blender and blend on highest speed until you have an even looking green “juice.” This took less than 30 seconds in my blender, and it’s just a normal Oster blender. Nothing fancy like a Vitamix.
Add all remaining ingredients and blend at high speed for a couple minutes. It may take a few times of pulsing and smooshing things around inside with a spoon.
Pour in a glass and enjoy!
Branwyn32's ThoughtsBy Branwyn32
This is my very first green smoothie! I think it’d be a great “starter smoothie” for the other raw newbies like me. I love smoothies but was wary about the greens…you really can’t even taste the spinach, it blends right in and makes a yummy sweet smoothie that’s not TOO sweet. I added honey and spices out of paranoia more than anything…they’re really optional, you don’t really need them. The fruit is pretty much enough. The flax is nice but not absolutely necessary either. I like my smoothies thick and cold, so I added ice and froze my berries the night before.
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