Tropical Green Monster Smoothie

by Jessica on June 25, 2013

Tropical Green Monster Smoothie from My Baking Heart

I think I’m most likely the last to jump on board the Green Monster Express. Bloggers and foodies alike have been posting different variations of this green-tinted smoothie for a few years now. And to be honest, I was always a little grossed out by it. The color and mix of ingredients completely turned me off.

But since I’ve started training again, I figured I’d give one a try. And after a seven-mile run, it was just what I needed to refuel myself and prepare for a heavy dinner of margaritas and Tex-Mex. The best part? I was shocked at how much I loved it! All of these good-for-me ingredients, wrapped up in one yummy smoothie? Why didn’t I try it sooner?!

Tropical Green Monster Smoothie from My Baking Heart

Tropical Green Monster Smoothie

Yield: 1 smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp flax
  • 2 tsp organic peanut butter
  • 1 lg handful fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 c frozen tropical fruit mix - pineapples, mangoes, etc.
  • 3/4 c organic skim milk
  • 1 tsp coconut extract

Instructions

Place the ingredients into a blender in the following order: flax, peanut butter, spinach, fruit mix, milk and coconut extract. Blend on the highest setting, until everything is pureed and mixed properly. Pour into a large glass and enjoy.

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Tropical Green Monster Smoothie from My Baking Heart

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1 Mr. & Mrs. P June 25, 2013 at 1:44 pm

Need to try this soon… =)

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2 Joelen June 25, 2013 at 3:03 pm

This sounds fantastic and a great way to sneak in those fruits and vegetables!

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