Smoothie of the month

Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 cup frozen berry mix (e.g. raspberries, blueberries, strawberries)
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt or plant-based yogurt (for a creamy texture)
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup (optional, for sweetness)
  • A pinch of cinnamon (for warmth and flavor)
  • 1/2 cup fresh spinach or kale (for extra nutrients)
  • 1/2 cup water or almond milk (depending on desired consistency)

      Steps:

      1. Preparing the ingredients: Peel the banana and break it into pieces. If using fresh spinach or kale, wash and chop it.

      2. Blend: Place the banana pieces, frozen berries, yogurt (Greek or plant-based), honey or maple syrup (if desired), cinnamon, and fresh vegetables in a blender.

      3. Add liquid: Pour about 1/2 cup water or almond milk into the blender to reach the desired consistency. You can add more liquid if you prefer a thinner smoothie.

      4. Blend: Blend all ingredients on high until the smoothie is smooth and creamy. You can add more liquid as needed to reach your desired consistency.

      5. Taste and Adjust: Taste the smoothie and add more honey, maple syrup, or cinnamon to adjust the flavor if necessary.

      6. Serve: Pour the smoothie into a glass or bowl, garnish with fresh berries or chopped nuts if desired and enjoy slowly and relaxed.

      This smoothie combines seasonal fruits and vegetables in a delicious and nutritious blend. It's an easy way to eat healthy in February and enjoy the taste of winter.