Ready in just 5 minutes and filled with nutritious fruits and vegetables and so easy to make, we call it a Green Monster Banana Spinach Avocado Smoothie because it has all kinds of healthy goodness to make us strong and it tastes delicious!
2bananasvery ripe, with spots. The riper they are, the sweeter they become.
2cupsbaby spinachloosely packed in measuring cup
1smallavocado½ avocado if it is larger
1teaspoon ground flax seed
½cupplain yogurtwe prefer Greek yogurt, but any plain variety will do
1 ½cupsskim milkcan substitute soy or almond milk if you like
Combine all ingredients in blender until blended. Pour and enjoy!
Pro TipPutting the spinach at the bottom of the blender jar, below the banana and avocado, makes it easier to blend everything together. Make Ahead TipsPrep your ingredients the night before for an even quicker morning or snack. Add the bananas, baby spinach, ground flax seed, yogurt and honey to a food safe storage container and store in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. When ready to make your smoothie, add contents of the jar plus avocado and milk, blend and enjoy! Freezer Friendly TipsYou can also make a smoothie kit! Simply combine all the ingredients, except the milk, in a zip top bag or reusable silicone bag (affiliate link), label (affiliate link) and freeze.When ready to make your smoothie, let the frozen kit ingredients thaw a little bit (about 10 minutes) When ready to make your banana spinach avocado smoothie, let the frozen ingredients thaw a bit in the blender jar of your blender (about 10 minutes) or in the refrigerator overnight Add the milk to the frozen ingredients, blend and you’re good to go!