Recipe: Super Green Smoothie
Smoothies are one of my favorite family breakfasts. They’re delicious, nutritious, and it’s so easy to make a big enough batch to satisfy everyone.
The best thing is that fruit comes in all colors. Make a red smoothie with red fruit, a yellow smoothie with yellow fruit, and so on. And when you’re making a smoothie with green fruit, it’ll come out green. Add some greens into it and it’ll still be green – and your kids will never know.
Today I had a surplus of overripe kiwi fruits perfect for making a smoothie. Any green fruits can go into a green fruit smoothie – green apples, green grapes, etc. But my personal favorite is kiwi fruit. They have just the right balance of sweet and tart, and they give a gorgeous color. Plus, their flavor is distinctive enough that it drowns out the added greens.
I stuck everything in the blender and let it go for a minute or two. And voila! I have the perfect smoothie, in a big enough size to feed myself, my kids, and a hungry husband.
Kids will love it because it’s sweet and they will never know it is chock full of greens. A good way to get fresh raw greens into your kids!
Here’s how to make your own Super Green Smoothie:
10 organic kiwi fruits
2 organic avocados
2 organic passionfruit
2 frozen bananas
1 bunch of Swiss chard (silverbeet), stems removed
Juice of 3 apples
- Wash and/or peel all ingredients.
- Dump them all in the blender and blend.
I know my kids enjoyed and I hope yours will, too!