Fruit and Veggie Smoothie Recipe

Fruit and Veggie Smoothie Recipe
What do you do to try to stay healthy during cold and flu season? I try to do the usual like getting enough sleep, staying hydrated, washing hands frequently and all that good stuff. But food intake is also important. Fruits and vegetables are chock-full of nutrients to boost our immune systems and keep us healthy. I like to start my day with a smoothie to make sure I am getting a bunch of fruits and vegetables. first thing in the morning. This is my typical daily smoothie, but it is easy to add or subtract ingredients according to what you have on hand.

For example, right now Cuties / Halos are in season, so I have been throwing one of those into my smoothie each day. If you are a person who likes drinks on the sweet side (like my hubby) you can sweeten up the drink by adding a small spoonful of frozen apple juice concentrate. There isn’t much nutritional value in that and it does add calories, but if it is the difference between drinking a smoothie and NOT drinking one – then go for it!!

Fruit and Veggie Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients:
1/2 banana, frozen
1 cup frozen mixed fruit (I usually have strawberries, pineapple, mango and blueberries)
1 BIG handful of spinach
3-4 baby carrots (optional)
1/3 cup Greek yogurt
1/3 cup milk

Directions:
 Place all in blender and blend until smooth.

thriftyjinxy@live.com' About Chrysa

Chrysa is the founder and owner of ThriftyJinxy.com, a site dedicated to living a fabulous life on a frugal budget. Her approach is that by spending less on the boring everyday stuff, you can have more money to splurge on the things you REALLY want, whether it’s travel, fashion, electronics – you name it! Chrysa is married, has a 7-year old nephew she dotes on, as well as four lovable cats and a big sweetie of a German Shepherd.

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