Life-Altering Green Smoothie

Looking to incorporate more greens into your diet but don’t have the time? No more excuses. This avocado, spinach and pineapple smoothie is prepared almost entirely in advance. Simply add to a blender with water and start sipping.
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Green smoothie recipe

Make-ahead green smoothie recipe

Looking to incorporate more greens into your diet but don’t have the time? The absolute genius of this avocado, spinach and pineapple smoothie is in the make-ahead technique: It’s prepared almost entirely in advance and frozen in individual bags. When you’re ready for it, you simply add to a blender with water and start sipping.

  • Duration
  • Prep Time
  • 4Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted 
and quartered
  • 4 cups peeled and chopped pineapple
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (leaves and thin stems)
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 4 stevia packets, optional

Preparation

  1. Among 4 large zip-
top freezer bags, divide all ingredients evenly. Seal bags and freeze until ready to serve, up to 1 month.
  2. Empty contents of 1 bag into a blender and add 1 cup water. Begin blending on low speed to break up chunks, then gradually increase speed. Blend on high speed for 30 seconds or until smooth.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 244
  • Carbohydrate Content: 32 g
  • Fat Content: 14 g
  • Fiber Content: 7 g
  • Protein Content: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 6 g
  • Sodium Content: 53 mg
  • Sugar Content: 17 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content: 1 g