Deliciously healthy spinach apple banana smoothie recipe

Spinach apple banana smoothie
Whether a start-up to your morning or an afternoon snack, this deliciously healthy spinach apple banana smoothie is a delicious way to get healthy.

There is something so virtuous about starting your day with a glass of strikingly green liquid. Green smoothies, in particular, have become a major health trend thanks to the clean eating crowd but they have started to receive some negative press about being bad for you, which I think is a little unfair. Some of the reasons are that smoothies can still contain too much sugar and they actually have a lot of calories. It is important to note that I am talking about homemade smoothies, not popping to a juice bar where there may be some added refined sugars and other hidden ingredients. I also have to say that a lot of the smoothie recipes out there do put me off trying them out. This is why I always keep my smoothies simple, and if it helps people to pack in a bit more fruit and veggies into their diet then I think it is a positive thing.

Smoothies are quick and easy to make. All you need to do is roughly chop up a load of fruit, add the rest of your ingredients and blitz away. If I am running short on time in the mornings then I make my smoothie first and drink it while getting ready.

Spinach apple banana smoothie recipe. 

➥¹/₂ cup spring water 
➥1 full cup baby spinach leaves 
➥1 large apple cored and cut into big chunks 
➥1 ripe sweet sliced frozen banana 

⏩Combine ingredients in a blender. Blend for 1-2 minutes, transfer to a glass, and enjoy!

Here are some of the health benefits of the ingredients in this smoothie recipe.

Bananas are an excellent source of natural sugars. Bananas have shown health benefits in the area of cancer prevention because of their high levels of antioxidants. They also help aid in digestion, promote healthy bones, lower blood pressure, and more.

Spinach is considered by many nutrition experts as one of the most nutritionally dense foods in the world. It contains potent antioxidants for heart health.

Apples are packed with pectin fiber to help remove toxins from the body and clean the intestinal tract. Apples are often recommended for people with psoriasis.
Geoffrey Nevine — IT Services and IT Consulting

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