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Banana & Peanut Butter Smoothie

by | Jul 24, 2017 | Smoothies & Juices | 0 comments

 

It must be an age thing, but up until now my 7 year old would pull up his nose to anything green. Understandably. It’s an acquired taste, right?  Lately, his love for very green basil pesto (which was a surprise) led me to attempt a green smoothie for breakfast. Result? Huge success!

Since trying this easy-to-make smoothie, it has become our family’s favourite. I really do have to start growing my own spinach to keep up with the demand.

Ingredients

(serves 2)

2 frozen bananas

1 cup of coconut milk (or your favourite milk alternative)

2 tablespoons of peanut butter

2 large handfuls of spinach ( approx 50g)

1 tablespoon of hemp powder or shelled hemp seeds

1 tablespoon Rawlicious Greenshake (optional)

 

Method

 

Peel, chop and freeze bananas for at least 2 hrs or overnight.

Blend frozen bananas with the rest of the ingredients until smooth.

If too thick add fridge cold water until it reaches the right consistency.

Optional: add ice and blend to make it colder (and go further).

 

 

 

Notes

The secret to a creamy smoothie are frozen bananas.

Tip: when you see a special on over-ripe bananas at your local store, buy heaps. Peel, chop up and freeze.

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