Grapefruit + Spinach Smoothie

grapefruit-spinach-smoothie

Have you ever noticed that kids get enamored with and/or fixated on the strangest things? During our last trip to the grocery store, The Babe was all about grapefruits. Her favorite section (and mine, too) is the fresh produce — so many cools things to look at and touch.

I apparently spent a bit too much time lingering in the citrus section, because The Babe kept pointing at the grapefruit area and asking “What that?”

I handed her a grapefruit and told her about their sweet and tart insides and she smiled, hug it tight, and said “Let’s get.”

Your wish is my command, kiddo.

And then it promptly got shoved into the fruit bowl so that I could figure out what the heck to do with it. You know, aside from just plain eating it. I eventually took to Pinterest, because I was curious about smoothie combinations.

Turns out, there are maybe two ways to add grapefruit to smoothies: with mango and banana OR strawberries and banana.

BUT.

I managed to find this (gorgeous) looking smoothie from Get Inspired Everyday and knew that this was going to be my next smoothie. It did NOT disappoint.

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Grapefruit + Spinach Smoothie

The perfectly sweet and tart way to start your day. Bonus points for getting in a healthy dose of greens.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Author Emily Levenson | emilylevenson.com

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup grapefruit chunks
  • 1/3 cup pineapple chunks
  • 2/3 cup frozen banana chunks
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 3/4 cup baby spinach loosely packed

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients into a blender and pulse a few times to break up banana chunks.
  2. Pulse on high for 30-60 seconds, or until smooth.
  3. Drink up, yo.

Allergen Information

Dairy free, nightshade free, wheat free, gluten free, corn free, soy free, and egg free.
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Emily Levenson is learning to trust her gut all over again. She is committed to listening to AND following the nuggets of wisdom her gut has been dishing out for decades. You can follow Emily's journey here on the blog, through the Nourish + Flourish podcast, and through her posts on Instagram.

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