I adore my Blendtec Blender! I have a green smoothie nearly every day and it tastes fabulous. My kids love them too. I use my Blendtec, oh, at least once a day and sometimes multiple times per day. I have become kind of a little famous with my children’s friends because every time they come over they ask if I will make them smoothies. I love that the smoothies taste like a dessert but are secretly healthy. When I was away on vacation for a month this last summer I stayed with my sister in law who has a (I’m whispering this so no one will hear) Vitamix. I made a few smoothies in it and I couldn’t get them to blend up. I know there are people who love their Vitamix as much as I love my Blentec, but I honestly think Blendtec is heads and shoulders above Vitamix. It blends better without even having a tamper. Anyway, that’s just my personal opinion. I have had my blendtec for several years. I did have a problem with the rubber seal on the bottom leaking after a couple years. I got a brand new replacement for free. That’s the kind of company they are. Now on to this yummy smoothie recipe with spinach!
This recipe is gluten free and dairy free (GFDF) natrually. You will love this smoothie recipe with Spinach! You can't even taste it 🙂
- 3 cups orange juice
- 1 cup rice milk (or any milk of your choice)
- 1 banana
- 1 cup frozen raspberries
- 3 cups baby spinach
- 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
- 1 T. chia seed (optional)
- Place ingredients in blender in the order listed. Blend on frozen fruit setting 1 to 2 times or for about a minute and to desired consistency. Chia is high in fiber and omega 3's. You could also add pineapple, apple or cherries and it would taste fabulous.
Somehow this recipe remind me of this Kid History Video because I’m totally that kind of Mom (the play button is hidden in the middle of the white 6 in case you were wondering!
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