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Super Green Smoothie

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Smoothies are a delicious way fuel your body with whole foods while you satisfy both your hunger and your taste buds — and they’re a perfect breakfast or snack at home, at work/school, or on the go.

This super smoothie combines fruit, veggies, reduced-fat milk and flax seeds, with a little honey for natural sweetness, in a healthy beverage that even kids will love.

Take Today’s Step and look for this and other yummy, healthy Ideal Meals on ProduceForKids.com — a terrific resource for healthy family eating and supporting children’s charities (this recipe is part of the fall Ideal Meals™ series from Produce for Kids). Then let us know what you think on our Facebook page or in Comments below.

  • Ingredients

  • 2 cups 1% milk
  • 1 banana, peeled and cut in half
  • 1/2 avocado, pitted and peeled
  • 1 cup spinach, packed gently
  • 1 cup green apple, cored and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons ground flax seeds
  • 2 tablespoons honey
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  • Directions

  • Blend milk, banana, avocado, spinach, apple, flax seeds and honey in a blender until smooth.
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  • For a complete meal, serve Super Green Smoothie with whole grain toast, spread with 1 tablespoon each nut butter and fruit jam. (This meal provides 415 nutrient-rich calories.)

Thanks to our friends at Produce for Kids for sharing this recipe with us. Photo courtesy of Produce for Kids.

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