Green Pina Colada Smoothie

Serves 2

Ingredients

Handful of spinach
½ Mango
¼ C pineapple
½ Banana
4-5 mint leaves
½ C coconut milk

Honey to sweeten if desired

Optional: 1 scoop of vanilla or unflavoured collagen or protein powder

Method

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

In Australia, 1 in 2 people aged 18 and over (49%) do not eat the recommended two serves of fruit, while around 9 in 10 (92%) do not eat the recommended 5–6 serves of vegetables (ABS 2018). Eating a wide variety of fruits and vegetables is vital to support all bodily systems and processes, including the immune system, digestion system, reproductive system, cardiovascular system, and detoxification pathways and convert food into energy. 

Smoothies are a great way to increase the quantity and range of fruits and vegetables consumed as there are so many combinations and ways to hide it! This smoothie is full of summer fruits and spinach to tick off another serve of vegetables. If there’s anything you don’t like in the recipe, feel free to replace it with something else.

Enjoy a smoothie for breakfast, morning or afternoon tea, and if you make this recipe, don’t forget to let me know what you think! 

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