Meal Makeover: Power Spinach Smoothie Recipe

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Hi friends! No, I didn’t forget about you! My life has been NUTS, literally NUTS this week. I overslept today and have 6 articles to write, and about 4 require cooking. I look pretty much like this right now.


However, I am taking some time out to blog because y’all are my motivation. I just, love each of you! You know that right? So I’m going to share a few more beautiful Arizona pictures and share a recipe for my new favorite smoothie ever!

Guys, please don’t judge me for these. It was a bachelorette party.

I just…can’t share the aftermath of that. I’m sure y’all know what happened.

Just a simple home for 2.

There are so many other pictures that are not safe for healthy blogging. Let’s move onto something not penis related….healthy smoothie! Don’t be alarmed at the nutrition stats, 9 points may seem like a lot for this, but trust me, it’ll keep you FULL for close to 4 hours. It’s full of healthy super foods (peanut butter, spinach, Greek yogurt). It’s a power-food to the full extent.

I had to create some recipes that are Earth Day inspired and when I saw this recipe for a healthy green smoothie on Iowa Girl Eats, I knew I had to make it.

Guys, it’s green and looks like swamp sludge, but seriously? It’s absolutely delicious! It tastes like peanut butter and banana with honey. Honestly. I’m not lying.

Trust me, it’s amazing. Plus it’s FULL of protein and fiber so it keeps you full forever. I drank it for breakfast yesterday and was full until 6pm. No joke.



Nutritional information per smoothie:

Calories: 400
Fat: 10 grams
Carbohydrates: 46
Fiber: 10
Protein: 26
Weight Watchers Points Plus Points: 9

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  1. Posted by Jessica Trimble on
    Thursday, April 19th, 2012
    I love green smoothies! I've never tried them with Greek yogurt though, I'll have to :D
  2. Posted by Stephsbitebybite on
    Thursday, April 19th, 2012
    Perfect way to recover from a ca-razy girls weekend!
  3. Posted by Kelsey @ K&K Test Kitchen on
    Thursday, April 19th, 2012
    Haha I die over the beer bong for the bachelorette party!  I also really need to find a spot in my tiny kitchen for a blender so I can make yummy smoothies like this one!
  4. Posted by healthyfoodietravels on
    Friday, April 20th, 2012
    That beer thing is scary.
    And I love your jar smoothies :)
  5. Posted by Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love. on
    Friday, April 20th, 2012
    Looks like you ladies had a great time! This smoothie is definitely needed after a crazy weekend!
  6. Monday, April 23rd, 2012
    What, no penis straw in the smoothie?? Not very, "Bachelorette Weekend" of you. But it does look like the perfect hangover cure. 
  7. Posted by Dinnersdishesdessert on
    Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
    Love a good bachelorette party, I am sure you guys had a great time!  What a good smoothie to get back on track after a fun weekend!  
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