Sweet frozen ripe bananas, heart healthy spinach, creamy almond milk and warm vanilla flavor make this Simple Green Smoothie one that you will make all the time! It takes less than 5 minutes plus its vegan, gluten-free and low-fat!
I know, I know, I know! Another Green Smoothie recipe! This one is A-MAZING though and so easy you will be making it constantly. This is a 4 Ingredient Simple Green Smoothie recipe that only has 4 ingredients — frozen bananas, spinach, almond milk and vanilla. Incredible right? You can make this while standing in your kitchen yelling at your kids to stop climbing on each other or even running out the door to get started on your day. I also LOVE the bright green color of this smoothie. It’s so vibrant and makes you feel like you are doing something good for yourself while also enjoying this nutritious treat! Yay for healthy treats! My mom even said it tastes like dessert! Score one for the win!!!!
Things I LOVE about this Simple Green Smoothie Recipe
- It only has 4 ingredients! Score!
- It is delicious and tastes like a milkshake
- Nutritious – thank you bananas and spinach!
- It’s literally the only “green” food my kids will eat at the moment
If you are into smoothies, just getting into them or are looking for easy recipes to get more nutrition into your kids this one totally works. If your kids aren’t into the “green” color then try this Mango Smoothie Recipe from the Brown Eyed Baker. My kids love this one too!
How to Freeze Bananas
Once the bananas are ripe, turning brown and slightly soft, peel and break them up into chunks.
Place the banana chunks into a ziplock bag, seal it and store them in the freezer for easy grabbing to throw into a smoothie like this one or to make dairy free banana ice cream.
Check out the nutrients in this 4 Ingredient Simple Green Smoothie Recipe
- Vitamin A, B, C and K
- Healthy fat – Thank you almond milk
How to make this super Simple Green Smoothie with just 4 ingredients
Add frozen sliced bananas, a few handfuls of leafy green spinach, some almond milk and a splash of vanilla to a food blender and blend. DONE!
Look at that color! It’s just so delicous and I seem to always have the ingredients on hand. Frozen bananas are literally always in my fridge and the moment I run out of spinach I am at the store getting more since you can use it in some many recipes, it’s inexpensive but packed with a lot of nutrition. Check out my Spinach and Feta Egg White Wrap – A Starbucks Copycat Recipe!
- 1 cup of frozen sliced bananas
- 2 cups of fresh spinach
- 1/4 cup almond milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Add more almond milk if needed.
- Pour into glasses and ENJOY!!!!
To freeze bananas: Once they are pretty ripe, slice them and place them into an airtight ziplock bag, close up the bag and place them in the freezer for quick smoothies like this one!
Nutrition Information:Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 104 Total Fat: 1g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 26mg Carbohydrates: 24g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 13g Protein: 2g