Green smoothies are healthy, but they don’t need to be flavorless! My Green Monster Smoothie is a fabulous green smoothie that works to “scare off” any toxins in the body. Prior to starting this recipe, be sure to freeze a banana for when you are ready to blend. After that, add the banana, spinach, almond milk, chia seeds, vanilla protein powder, and ice to the blender. Blend on high until you see a creamy, smooth consistency. This Green Monster Smoothie will make you go into beast mode! (At the gym, of course!)
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Ingredients in Green Monster Smoothie
- unsweetened almond milk
- frozen banana
- baby spinach
- chia seeds
- vanilla protein powder
- ice cubes
How to Make This Green Smoothie
Blend all of the ingredients together in a blender until smooth.
Green Monster Smoothie
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1 small banana, frozen
- 2 cups baby spinach
- 1 tbsp chia seeds
- 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
- 8-10 ice cubes
- Blend all of the ingredients together in a blender until smooth.