Spinach hasn’t been as popular as kale [read more about kale benefits] but make no mistake, spinach is no shrinking violet. Spinach is full of nutrients like beta carotene, lutein, calcium and magnesium.
Like other green leafy vegetables, spinach can easily be added to smoothies to boost their nutritional value. Read more about the benefits of spinach, especially as it relates to gut health.
Strawberry Banana Blueberry Green Smoothie
- 1 banana
- 2 cups strawberries fresh or defrosted
- 1 cup blueberries fresh or defrosted
- 2 cups fresh spinach
- 3/4 cup water
- 3/4 cup orange juice
Blend the liquid and spinach together first. Then add the remaining fruits and vegetables. Serve immediately for best consistency.