Friday, December 31, 2010

it's spinach day...

Today's green was Spinach!

 I buy the big bags of baby spinach at Costco and just put them right into the freezer.  Each individual leaf freezes perfectly giving me fresh spinach whenever I want some!

So far spinach is my favorite smoothie green!  I find that spinach creates a nice smooth, creamy texture in my green smoothie... and has a mild flavor... not that you could hardly tell with all the puckery flavor of the added fruit!

Today's fruit included 1/2 juice of a lemon, a whole orange, a whole apple, a couple frozen pears, some mixed frozen fruit.

And approximately 1 1/2 to 2 cups of frozen baby spinach!

Blended in my Vita Mix with about 2 cups of water... and TOTALLY enjoyed!!!

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