Green Mango-Banana Smoothie

Hi! How is your week going? Mine has been good so far. I had Friday off due to parent-teacher conferences Thursday night so I spent the weekend with my parents. We saw “The Monuments Men” Saturday and we all really enjoyed it. It was interesting, exciting, and really well-made. I recommend it if you’re looking for a good adventure movie to see.

Tomorrow through Friday I am chaperoning my school’s Sophomore Retreat and I’m really looking forward to it! I’ve never been on a retreat before, but I think it will be fun to see the students in a new light. I’ll let you know how it goes. Wish me luck!

I have a delicious healthy smoothie recipe for you today. A Green Mango-Banana Smoothie to be exact! Now that Spring is on its way I just couldn’t wait to try out new smoothies with my favorite tropical fruit: mango!

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In a blender, combine 1 cup milk (Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Breeze for me!), 1 mango flavored Greek yogurt, a big handful of washed baby spinach, 1/2 a frozen banana, 1 cup chopped mango (fresh or frozen), and a tablespoon of peanut butter or almond butter for a little extra protein.
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I always keep frozen bananas, strawberries, blueberries, and mango in my freezer for smoothies. Just chop them ahead of time, freeze in containers or on baking sheets, then store in the freezer in freezer-safe plastic bags. If you don’t have any frozen fruit, use fresh banana and mango but then you should also add ice to the smoothie.

Blend like crazy until it’s smooth, then sip and enjoy!

Not so sure about adding spinach to your smoothie? Try it! I swear, you can’t taste it AT ALL. It just makes it green and adds many health benefits.

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Green Mango-Banana Smoothie 

Ingredients: 

1 cup milk (I use unsweetened vanilla almond milk)
1 mango flavored Greek yogurt
1 handful washed baby spinach
1/2 frozen sliced banana (can use fresh – just add ice)
1 cup frozen chopped mango (can use fresh – just add ice)
1 tablespoon peanut or almond butter

Directions: 

  1. Add all ingredients into blender then blend until smooth.

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About Gourmet Greek Girl

My name is Nicole and I'm a Greek girl! I'm also a high school French teacher in Milwaukee, WI who loves to cook, eat, and travel.
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