When we were in Mexico, we drank spinach/fruit juice from the juice bar every morning at our resort, and it was really yummy. Ever since, I've been thinking of incorporating more spinach into our diet.
So, yesterday I concocted a spinach smoothie. It was a delicious success.
I'm sure it would be yummy with many different combinations of fruit, but here's what I used:
- handful of frozen peaches (since I just bought about 30 lbs of them last week...)
- one banana
- handful of spinach
- juice from 1/2 lemon (only because I just bought about a bazillion of those too...)
- little bit of water to add some liquid
Then everything went into the Magic Bullet...
I decided to add a bit more stuff about half-way through because once it was all blended it only filled up 1/2 the cup. So, in went another handful of spinach, a few more frozen peach slices and some more water...
And there you have it, a deliciously healthy, naturally-sweet, thick and creamy smoothie. The frozenness of the peaches added a cold, thick, slushy consistency that was amazing. And I really think that little bit of lemon juice was a key contributor to the yummy factor.
Even Silas was a fan - getting some good helpings of fruits and veggies under his belt early in the day.