Impressed by some of my blogging friends, I wanted to take an au naturale photo of my green smoothie for you today; the smoothie that I had to sneak sips of because my kids downed most of it. Kids being the reason why there are toys all over my house.
I was inspired to make this by a friend who was asking me, today, if I had any good green smoothie recipes. I don’t usually make them, but after this one got sucked down (mostly) by the kids, I may have to start making them more often. Anything to get my almost 4-year old and 15-month old to voluntarily consume lettuce.
Yep, there’s lettuce in here!
RoMango Banana Smoothie
1 ripe mango, pit and skin removed, cut into chunks
1/2 a ripe banana (preferably frozen)
3 ribs Romaine lettuce, washed
almond milk (or juice, or another nut milk) to cover
Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until creamy. Pour into a tall glass or mason jar (for extra coolness), add a straw, and sip. Pretend you’re trying to keep it away from the tiny people in your life. Watch them suck down the green yummyness. Wish you had made more. 🙂
If made exactly the way I did, this has only 229 calories. Enjoy!